The Horseshoe Fall, Niagara – With the Tower, 1837. Seen from Goat Island, by William Henry Bartlett.
Views of early New York by Colonial order of the acorn.
History of Virgina. Early English Explorations. The Roanoke Colony. Steps to Permanent Settlement.
Delmonico’s restaurant is considered one of the first restaurants in the United States.
Kosciuszko was a Polish military engineer. Between 1776 and 1783, he fought on the American side in the American War of Independence.
The Indian name “Winnipesaukee” is derived from “Wiwininebesaki”, which means “the lake near which there are other lakes and ponds” or simply “lake area”.
A shop and street in Chinatown from a portfolio of photographs by John L. Stoddard and Old Chinatown by Arnold Genthe.
The Oxbow Connecticut River Valley. Probably the richest view in America, in point of cultivation and fertile beauty, is that from Mount Holyoke.
No pencil, no language, can describe the splendor with which the moon drew her light across the face of the Fall.
Of the river scenery of America, the Hudson, at West Point, is doubtless the boldest and most beautiful.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com