At every stand for hackney-coaches in the metropolis, there is one or more persons termed watermen, whose occupation is to attend to the horses.
The great love of the Saxons for display in dress and ornament led to a very, remarkable development of artistic skill in fashioning and decorating articles of jewelry, which were worn by men in greater profusion than by women.
Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) the second wife of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster with horned head-dress.
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The figures introduced were all drawn on the spot, and convey an accurate representation of the female costume of Nazareth.
These oriental monastic and nun’s habit date back to the earliest times of Christianity.
CATLIN’S NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN PORTFOLIO. PLATE No. 1. GROUP OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, FROM LIFE.
The Medicine-men of the Apache. The spirit or ghost dance headdress of the Apache. Apache kan or gods (Drawn by Apache).
Plan of the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre. Interior views of the Great Dome, Calvary, Greek Chapel, Chapel of S. Helena.
Belle Époque. Fifth Avenue looking north towards the southern entrance to Central Park by W. T. Smedley, 1899.
THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.