The Pont au Double seen from the Pont Saint-Charles. The Washing Place of the Hotel-Dieu.
THE WARTBURG lies on the north-western slope of the Thuringer Forest. Romantic castles and palaces as seen and described by famous writers
Kosciuszko was a Polish military engineer. Between 1776 and 1783, he fought on the American side in the American War of Independence.
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)
Restoration (1814-1830), Romantic period (1830-1848), Second Empire (1852-1870).
Lady Hester Stanhope was an English aristocrat, antiquarian, and one of the most famous travellers of her age.
This splendid building was commenced in the year 1629, by the Cardinal de Richelieu, from the designs of Le Mercier.
In this View Achmet Aga, the Governor of Jerusalem, with a part of his Arab guard, occupy the foreground.
Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
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.