The Giant Thorney Bamboo. Nothing can exceed in beauty the graceful bamboo, as its feathery foliage waves and flutters in the breeze.
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.
Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
In the case of the newly introduced rat’s tail or snake radish, the eatable part of the plant is the seed vessel and not the root.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.