Anne Boleyn 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of Henry VIII’s six wives and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
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.
At every stand for hackney-coaches in the metropolis, there is one or more persons termed watermen, whose occupation is to attend to the horses.
England 1813. These laborers are, in general, a hardy, robust class of men, and furnish the best soldiers in our armies.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
Abbotsford, the well known mansion and estate of Sir Walter Scott, is beautifully situated on the banks of the Tweed, amidst the most enchanting scenery.
The ancient city of Canterbury is chiefly remarkable for its churches, especially for its magnificent Cathedral, which is eight centuries old.
HASTINGS FISHERMAN. The fishermen are a bold, hardy class of men, and necessarily exposed to great fatigues and dangers in the winter months
Bartlett’s Classic Illustrations of America: All 121 Engravings from American Scenery, 1840 (Dover Fine Art, History of Art). Extremely rare engravings after illustrations of mid-19th-century America by eminent English artist. … Read More