The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Getting ready for Deauville. The parsienne is already enjoying foretastes of the idyllic delights of country life.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
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. Museum of the East India Company. Source: Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures… Read More
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”).