Costume at Lerici on the east side of the Gulf of La Spezia. Here were passed Shelley’s happiest days.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates near the Acropolis of Athens was erected by the choregos Lysicrates in the 2nd half of the 4th century BC
Manfred is the title of a dramatic poem by Lord Byron. It is one of the most important work of the whole romantic era.
English Romanticism. Black romance. Raimunda Maria Agustina Saragossa i Domènech was a Spanish independence fighter
The greatest heiress of the Eastern isles;
So very beautiful was she,
Her dowry was as nothing to her smiles:
Still in her teens, and like a lovely tree
So grew to womanhood.
English Romanticism, the black romance.
Sintra (traditionally known in English as Cintra) is a small town (vila) in Portugal about 25 km west of Lisbon. It belongs to the Município of the same name. The… Read More
Hall door looking towards study and showing corner of desk.
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