This view, taken on the shore opposite Galle, shows a very characteristic feature of the coast vegetation.
Plan and sections of the Tomb of the Prophets situated in the Mount of Olives; View, plan and section of the Tomb of Lazarus at Bethany. PLATE LIV. PLAN AND… Read More
The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.
The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
The Elizabethan era is probably regarded by many as the most dramatic and colorful period in the history of western dress.
The story about Zuleikha and Joseph. Facsimile of an Indian-Persian miniature depicts Zuleika introducing Joseph to her friends who are busy peeling oranges.
Plan and section of the house of the Pansa. Ostium or Prothyrum. The Vestibule, the Piscnia, Peristylium, the Library, Oecus or Cyzicenian Hall of the Roman house.
The ruins of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in the ancient city of Samaria, not far from the modern city of Nablus.
View of one of the oldest and most interesting Canaanite cities in Palestine. Nablous contains some fine fragments of its former grandeur.
The Shechem of the Old Testament, and Sychar of the New, once the capital of Samaria, was a city of very high antiquity, and eminent renown.