Peasant art of the Sámi people. Embroidered reindeer harness. Drinking ladles. Knives and Flasks. Carved reindeer-horn bag-locks. Carved Match boxes and clasps. Needle cases.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
Jack Rattenbury. The smugglers; picturesque chapters in the story of an ancient craft by Charles George Harper.
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
Rome. Musical instruments. Wind instruments. Stringed instruments. Cymbals, Timpani and castanets.
Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne. Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar.
Group of Jaipur Enamelers at work. (From “Jaipur Enamels,” by S. S Jacob and T. H. Hendley 1886.) In 1886 I wrote (Author T. H. Hendley) the text to accompany… Read More
The procession represents the Emperor, Akbar Shah II., surrounded by all the pomp of his court, proceeding along the edge of the Jumna river, accompanied by the British Resident and his staff. It is very characteristic of the past glories of the great Moghul House.
The plate represents a country maccaronara; for so are called those public houses where nothing but macaroni is sold; and no village is without them. The Neapolitan macaroni is easily known by not being twisted like that of Genoa, but straight, or bent only at one end.
Medieval musical instruments. Stringed instruments. The harp, the psaltery, the rota, the lute, the mandora, the guitar, the zither and the citole.