The illustration shows a typical English pikeman’s corselet of the early seventeenth century, at a period when every infantry regiment consisted of musketeers and pikemen in varying proportions.
The Abbey of Vallombrosa is located in the village of the same name in the municipality of Reggello, in the province of Florence in the Apennines and diocese of Fiesole,… Read More
A female at her devotions. Costume near Florence. In Italy, the young and the old alike frequent the churches.
The flower seller making a sales pitch, the city of Florence in the background.
Locals of Pisa with English neckerchief and french handkerchief in front of an orphanage.
Netherlands 17th century. The coach. The hedge labyrinths. Types from the distinguished, bourgeois and mercantile world.
Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
Virgil’s tomb (Italian: Tomba di Virgilio) is a Roman-era crypt in Naples, believed to be the grave of the poet Virgil (15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC).
The Oxbow Connecticut River Valley. Probably the richest view in America, in point of cultivation and fertile beauty, is that from Mount Holyoke.
No pencil, no language, can describe the splendor with which the moon drew her light across the face of the Fall.