Henri III’s favourites put on make-up and powder, wore earrings, lace and tinsel.
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
The Japanese tea ceremony also known as the tea ritual, is close to Zen in its underlying philosophy.
Robin Hood was born at Locksley, in the county of Nottingham, in the reign of King Henry II, and about the year of Christ 1160.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
The condition of the site before park operations were commenced seems incredible to us of the present day.
Levitt, Dorothy (1909), The Woman and the Car – A chatty little handbook for all women who motor or who want to motor.
Margaret was the daughter of Christian I, King of Denmark and Dorothea of Brandenburg.
Bolonchen derives its name from two Maya words, Bolon, which signifies “nine,” and Chen, “wells” and it means “the nine wells.”
Castle of Thurnberg is the most perfect of all the Rhenish castles. In sublimity of character, the feudal palace of Thurnberg is unequalled.
Ely Cathedral is considered a masterpiece of medieval architecture.
Cologne, viewed from the water, appears with more of ancient majesty than from any other point.