THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL. COSSACK FAIRY TALES. ONCE upon a time in a certain village there lived two neighbors; one was rich, very rich, and the other so poor… Read More
Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane. In the Arabic version of Thousand and One Nights this story was not yet contained.
Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first… Read More
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)
Art work by Dale Grimshaw. East London, 2016.
Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character. The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan).
When Alethe arrived at a suitable age, she was taught, like other children of the priestesses, to take a share in the service and ceremonies of the shrines.
Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914.
Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst 1914.
Loki and Sigyn. Northern Mythology.
RHEINGOLD (The Rhinegold) is the prelude to the music-drama of the “Ring of the Nibelung.” The first scene of the opera shows the depths of the river Rhine.