Two woolen carpets of the “Terra di Lavoro”
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Salon de Musique of Queen Marie Antoinette, Palace of Fontainebleau, France.
Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester of the name, was one of the principal barons who took up arms against King John. The royal line of the Plantagenets.
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Edward III. from the Anjou Plantagenet dynasty, is considered one of the most important English rulers of the Medieval times.
Ornamental Metal Work. Ornamented Weapons, etc. Contributed by the Rao of Kutch.
The silks, the designs for which form the subject of our plate, all come from that branch of French manufacture to which Golbert, under Louis XIV, gave so powerful an impulse
Chariot relating to a prince. Tell el-Amarna – 18th dynasty, called the Amarna period of ancient egypt.
A Flower Merchant in Japan. Marchand de Fleurs au Japon 1875. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages
Japan merchant of vegetables. Un Marchand de Légumes au Japon. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages 1895.
Travel in Kago Chair. Voyage dans la chaise Kago. Auteur du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages,