Bolonchen derives its name from two Maya words, Bolon, which signifies “nine,” and Chen, “wells” and it means “the nine wells.”
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
St. Peter’s as the most splendid monument of religion and art
Castle of Thurnberg is the most perfect of all the Rhenish castles. In sublimity of character, the feudal palace of Thurnberg is unequalled.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
The Castel del Monte is a building from the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick II (1194-1250) in Apulia in south-eastern Italy.
Reculver was a village – now a deserted village – about five kilometres east of Herne Bay in the English county of Kent.
Cologne, viewed from the water, appears with more of ancient majesty than from any other point.
Cane River Cascade on the Windward Road, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Harbour Street and King Street, crossing each other at right angles, are the principal streets in Kingston.
The King’s Square in St Jago de la Vega (Spanish Town), which was the capital of Jamaica until 1872, when it transferred to Kingston.
The Old Iron Bridge in Spanish Town. First Iron Bridge In The Caribbean.