The Bloody Tower and the Wakefield Tower, in which the Crown Jewels are kept.
The leading fashion designers of the eighteenth century looked to the sixteenth century and later to classical Greece and Rome for ideas and inspiration.
Lady Hester Stanhope was an English aristocrat, antiquarian, and one of the most famous travellers of her age.
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German knight in chain mail, sword and shield. Knight’s son in tabard over armour and sword. Noble lady in cotte.
The disappearance of the hoop in the early years of the seventeenth century caused a change in the outline of the costume worn by the woman of fashion.
This splendid building was commenced in the year 1629, by the Cardinal de Richelieu, from the designs of Le Mercier.
Noble lady with superb head-dress, bordered with fleurs-de-lys, is worthy of the court of one of the most gallant of the French princes.
In this View Achmet Aga, the Governor of Jerusalem, with a part of his Arab guard, occupy the foreground.
Three complete sets of half-armour from the first half of the 17th century. They show the most essential characteristics of the armour worn
German Gothic Fashion. Noble ladies in the cotehardie. Prince in the houppelande. On the history of costumes.