William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), Prime Minister of Great Britain. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) was twice Prime Minister of Great Britain. The second son of William Pitt the Elder… Read More
Reticella lace collar dress. Donna Emilia Spinelli in 16th century.
16th century Florentine costume. Italian renaissance. We have here a florentine costume of the 16th century in all its splendor. The whole dress is covered with ornament intentionally made as… Read More
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793. Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath.
Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes 1721-1794. French statesman, minister, and afterwards counsel for the defence of Louis XVI.
Jean Paul Marat was a physician, naturalist and author of scientific and political writings. During the French Revolution, he wrote the Ami du Peuple,
a newspaper that followed the practices of the counter-revolution with sharp polemics.
George IV as Prince of Wales 1762–1830.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
William Huskisson 1770–1830. British statesman. The events of the French Revolution aroused his interest in politics. Huskisson was a member of the “Club of 1789”, whose members a transformation of… Read More