Gauntlets and gloves. England 16th century. Tudor fashion era.
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots 1542-1587. Mary Stuart receiving her death warrant after she was found guilty of plotting to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I of England by James David Smillie (1833-1909).… Read More
King Charles I of England in 1624. 17th century, baroque fashion period. Tudor costume. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
16th century tudor shoe. Renaissance fashion period. PLATE IX. FROM its appearance this shoe must be a very old one, but the date and name of its wearer cannot be discovered.… Read More
16th century tudor shoe style. Renaissance fashion period. PLATE VIII. NOTHING can be ascertained about Mrs Brown, the owner of this magnificent shoe, except her name. It is made of… Read More
Shoe said to have belonged to Mary Stuart Queen of Scots (1542 – 1587).
The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”
Lady Jane Grey declining the english crown by Robert Smirke. Lady Jane Grey (c.1536 – 1554) was an English noblewoman and the de facto Queen of England for nine days. She… Read More
Mrs. Anne Turner in Edwardian widow costume. Executed Nov. 15th, 1615. Mrs. Anne Turner (born Anne Norton 1576–1615), English maidservant convicted of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury. The Thomas Overbury affair… Read More
James Marquis of Hamilton 1624 James Hamilton (1589-1625) was a Scottish nobleman, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and 4th Earl of Arran, son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton and… Read More