Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English social reformer, freemason and writer who drew attention mainly on the urban mass poverty. In addition to essays and historical essays he wrote numerous novels.
Clarissa Harlowe ARRESTED on a charge of debt, Clarissa has been taken to the sponging-house. There Lovelace visits her. After describing the forlorn room she occupies, he says :
Rob Roy is the sixth of Walter Scott’s Waverley novels. He wrote the book in the spring of 1817 and visited Loch Lomond and Glasgow Cathedral for research.
No masks by Kiyotoki-Shimomura By the death of Kiyotoki-Shimomura on May 29th, 1922, at the age of fifty-five, not only Nippon, but the world at large, lost a master carver… Read More
American stage actress Maude Adams as Peter Pan 1905.
Portrait “Nina” Water color by Arthur E. Vokes (1851-1951). Art deco children fashion and hairstyle 1924.
Illustration for Goethe`s “Faust.” By Harry Clarke (1889-1931). Fantasy costume design 1925
Costume designs for “The Bonds of Interest”, 1924. Baroque costume designs for Jacinto Benavente`s play “The Bonds of Interest” by John Garside, 1924.
Costume design for Persita and Florizel by Maxwell Armfield. “Persita and Florizel” (“The Winter`s Tale,” Act IV, Scene IV.) Tempera painting by Maxwell Armfield, 1925.
“The Madeleine.” By May Ashe Robertson. From the Tapestry “The Apparition of Christ to the Madeleine” at the the Louvre, Paris. Drawn by May Ashe Robertson.