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.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
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 hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.
The Reign of the Crinoline. Petticoats, Cashmere shawls, Pompadour parasols. Dressmakers, like tailors, had begun to deal in ready-made garments.
The rock of Gibraltar separates the Atlantic from the Mediterranean. On the highest part of the rock stands the Signal House El Hache.
The Ice Cavern one of the most charming natural phenomena of the Alpine world.
View of the Via Mala. Road and view of the Trou Perdu, a gallery carved into the rock.