The subject of the illumination is the rebuilding of the city of Troy by Priam formed part of a noble manuscript volume, executed in the reign of Louis XII. Parts are curious examples of the domestic architecture of the Middle-Ages.
Fashion and costume history in the Reign of William II, called William Rufus. Medieval England Anglo-Norman 1087-1100.
Fashion and costume history of medieval England 1066-1087. Reign of William I. (The Conquerer) and Matilda of Flanders.
DURING near three centuries, scarcely any single literary production enjoyed so great a popularity as the French poem called the Roman de la Rose.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
A YOUNG DUCHESS. THIRTEENTH CENTURY. THE accompanying rich and elegant costume has been extracted from a picture by the Duc de Seyde, who died, in the flower of his… Read More
A GERMAN FALCONER Middle ages, 13th century
The plate which we give represents a group of simple musicians of the time of Edward III, and the singularity of their costume proves that a taste for the grotesque in dress had already made sensible progress at this period.
FIGURES OF ECCLESIASTICS. FROM THE SCULPTURES OF THE CATHEDRAL OF CHARTRES. CHARTRES is one of the most ancient and interesting towns in France. Popular traditions carry the date of the… Read More
LADIES PLAYING ON THE HARP AND ORGAN. OSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries; its changes were… Read More