Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
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 Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
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.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
For centuries, Sorrento has been the destination of northern European longing for Italy. Writers and painters have immortalised the place in words and pictures.
Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
Of the river scenery of America, the Hudson, at West Point, is doubtless the boldest and most beautiful.
The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.