Costumed Empire people at a masked ball at the Paris Opera 1804. Illustration by Jean-Francois Bosio. Composition pour le “Journal des Dames”.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India. Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures Exhibition 1858.
Mughal Empire. Indian Helmet, shield and swords.
The Proberty of the East India Company. Battle axe and Martel with Sheath.
Fac-simile of a portion of a native Indian drawing. Design for a shawl.
Residents of the village Gutach in the Black Forest, Wolfach office around 1900.
Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola who became famous as a soldier, was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).
Historic tragedies have their lessons of instruction to after-generations; they tell their sad tales of sorrow and anguish, which make ears tingle and hearts weep in sympathy. They form graphic… Read More
THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
Glimpses of Gotham and city characters. Men and women who deal in fancy costumes. New York, 1881. Actresses Lizzie Kelsey, Pauline Markham, Emily Duncan, Eliza Wetherby, Fanny Louise Buckingham.