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
Chevalier Charles d’Éon. Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France. He remained famous for his pronounced… Read More
Salon de Musique of Queen Marie Antoinette, Palace of Fontainebleau, France. Showing the following contemporary Louis XVI. furniture:
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.
Gilt State Bed of Queen Marie Antoinette
THE GRAND SEIGNEUR, taken from VIEN’S CARAVANNE, a book which represents the Dresses in a Turkish Masquerade given by the Pensioners of the French Academy at Rome, in the Year… Read More
Habit of the Sultaness Queen in 1749. La Sultane Reine. Consort of the Ottoman sultan.
Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan. Tokyo 1892.
The four Grand Duchesses, photographed about 1914.
A KNIGHT OF THE GARTER.