Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first… Read More
Emma Hayden Eames Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.
GEOFFREY CHAUCER. Was an English writer and poet who became famous as the author of the Canterbury Tales. He was born around 1342 in London and died probably on 25th October… Read More
Archimedes of Syracuse
The kutiyapi, or kudyapi, is an indianized Filipino two-stringed, fretted boat-lute. It is the only stringed instrument among the Maguindanao people, and one of several among other groups such as the Maranao and Manobo.
The Italian Marine Band of Chicago. Italian Marine Band of Chicago which played at the World’s Columbian Exposition during the Fair season.
Art work by Dale Grimshaw. East London, 2016.
Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray. … IN the midst of the great persons assembled and the eye-glasses directed to her, Rebecca seemed to be as cool… Read More
When Alethe arrived at a suitable age, she was taught, like other children of the priestesses, to take a share in the service and ceremonies of the shrines.
Embroideries by Ann Macbeth. Glasgow School of Art.