Waverley appeared in 1814 and is considered the first British historical novel. The materials are Highland feudalism, military bravery, and description of natural scenery.
Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Bavaria, third son of Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, and Frederick V, Elector Palatine, was born at Prague in 1619. The Wilton portrait was therefore painted about the year 1636, shortly after his arrival at the Court of Charles I, by his old drawing-master William Honthorst.
The “Pembroke” tapestry at V&A Museum, contains the armorial bearings of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke in the style known as “grotesque”.
The suffering of the young Werther is regarded as the key novel of the Sturm and Drang (literally “storm and drive”). It developed into “the first bestseller of German literature”.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
Among the leaders of that party which for a time successfully opposed the attempts of Charles II. and the Duke of York to re-establish arbitrary rule, and to favor the restoration of Romanism in England, one of the most prominent was Lord Russell, usually called Lord William Russell, son of William, Earl of Bedford, and Lady Ann Carr, daughter of Carr, Earl of Somerset.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
A Madame la Comtesse d’Oyeras. Robe de Cour au grand Orient; Coeffure à la mode Asiatique. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français Dessinés d’Apres Nature.
THE Vignette represents a Lingerie Shop in Paris, around 1770. Pattern of the most common underwear. Alphabetical and numerical embroidery patterns.
Les Créations Parisiennes. La Mode est un Art. Haute Couture by PAUL POIRET 1930.