A mediaeval mirror case. The subject is a favorite one with mediaeval artists, and is known as “The Assault of the Castle of Love.”
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
Clothing in Poland in the 14th and 15th centuries. Typical and historical figures.
Enameled Jewels with rubies, emeralds, pearls of the 16th century. Hippocamp, Sea-horse with with rubies and emeralds. Death’s Head in white enamel, on gold.
History of Costume. Empire Romantic Era of the middle or late 1820’s. Young lady wears a ballroom ensemble. Young man dressed in evening clothes.
The beautiful Loggias, or open corridors, rise in three stories one above the other, each exhibiting towards the East, towards the North, and towards the West.
Fibula of gold and bronze. Pendant or bulla of gold. Pin and Buckle of of bronze. Discovered at Wingham, near Canterbury, in 1843.
The Capuchins. Mathew de Bassi. Louis of Fossembrone. Exterior Persecutuins. Internal Troubles. Bernardine Ochino. Spread of the Order. Illustrious Members. Missions in America.
The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
What a dandy was to the Regency, and an exquisite to the Elizabethans, a dude was to the late 19th century.