Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi Lakshmibai (Hindi: लक्ष्मीबाई, Lakṣmībāī, originally Manikarnika मणिकर्णिका Maṇikarṇikā; born 1828 in Benares; deceased on 17th June, 1858 in Gwalior) was a Rani (Queen) of Jhansi and… Read More
Grand Durbar at Cawnpore after the suppression of the Sepoy Revolt. Lord Canning investing the loyal Rajahs with decorations and proprietary rights by Marshall Claxton, Blackie and Son, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1862.
GRANDE ROBE A LA FRANÇAISE. (Marie Antoinette). Great French dress, with a closed body. Court dress of Versailles during the reign of Louis XVI.
The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
Historical professions. City employee who lights the street lamps at nightfall. Parisian Characters around 1823.
A PLEA FOR THE ROSE. BEST VARIETIES FOR DECORATIVE WORK. HYBRID TEA ROSES. HYBRID PERPETUALS. TEA ROSES. SINGLE ROSES AND BRIERS. WICHURIANA ROSES. ROSES-CLIMBERS. CHINAS, ETC. DWARF POLYANTHA. MOSS ROSES. GOOD ROSES TO GROW FOR THEIR FOLIAGE. ROSE CONTRASTS. ROSES WHICH MAKE LOVELY DECORATIONS BY THEMSELVES.
Les Créations Parisiennes. La Mode est un Art. Paris 1929.
Assyrian and Persian Art of Nineveh and Persepolis. Painted sculptures. Enamelled bricks. Various specimens. Paintings and Restorations.
The aristocracy’s costumes. Louis XIV in the fashion of 1660 and 1670. The fashion of long hair. The Rhine Count’s trousers. The court of Versailles.
The costumes depicted here come partly from the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Minorca, Cabrera), partly from the Pitiusas, which the most important is Ibiza.