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.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
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 magnificent Corinthian temple, on the northern side of the Ilissos, was begun by Pisistratos, and finished by Hadrian, who dedicated it to the divinity of Jupiter Olympios.
This entrance conducts to the villages in that part of the plain called Messogia, to Cephissia, Mount Pentelikon, and Marathon.
The Parthenon is the temple to the city goddess Pallas Athena Parthenos on the Athenian Acropolis.
Ruins of ancient Orchomenos. The present view represents the southern side of the acropolis. Parnassos, covered with snow, is seen in the distance.