There is not perhaps a more disgusting or a more savage animal than the wild Hog of Africa.
The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
SCENE IN SITSIKAMMA. Drawn & Engravd by Samuel Daniell. The Tsitsikamma National Park is a South African national park located in the Western Cape Province.
Wildebeest, also called the gnu. African scenery and animals by Samuel Daniell.
THE village that appears in this view is at the Orange River, and inhabited a tribe denominated Khoisan, settled on the south bank of that river.
The Koranna (also Kora, Korana) were a population group in today’s South Africa until the 19th century.
This watch is said to have belonged to Madame du Barry. Pendulum clock gilded bronze. Model by Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (Paris 1719-1791). Louis XV era. Pavillon de Louveciennes
The Wilton picture is mentioned by Gambarini as: “Rembrandt — an old woman reading with spectacles.” It was therefore in the collection before 1730.
The “Tuscan.” A short account of a Violin by Stradivari. Made for Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Dated 1690. THIS remarkable instrument, one of the finest examples of Stradivari’s work, is probably unique in the preservation, in every detail, of the original beauty of its form and workmanship.
Belle Époque. Portrait of a Lady by Giovanni Boldini at l’Exposition universelle de Paris, 1889.