The grammar of ornament by Owen Jones. The variety of ancient Egyptian ornaments and decorations.
Chapter II. Roman, Greece and Egypt. The Corset and the Crinoline.
The origin of the Corset. The Corset and the Crinoline.
The Corset and the Crinoline. Chapter VII. Starving and Lacing. Louis XVI Dress in 1776. George III.
The koto is the most important of Japanese musical instruments
Gardens are supposed to symbolise abstract ideas, such as peace, chastity, old age, etc.
Double gourd-shaped Bottles, of fine polychromatic ware of old Kaga porcelain
The History of the Yoshiwara Yūkwaku. Geisha and Courtesan Life in Old Tokyo.
The bowl of red and gold Kaga ware, is one of the finest and most beautiful pieces of the manufacture which has been brought to this country.
The variety of Japanese shoe shapes and designs is mainly tailored to the weather conditions and the wearer’s profession.