Sidney Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea. This is probably the portrait painted in 1847, and exhibited at the Royal Academy the same year, the replica of which is now at Herbert House.
Photo of “London Nomads” – Gypsies around the steps of a caravan. The group includes William Hampton and Mary Pradd, taken at Battersea by John Thomson.
The latest Paris fashion, Belle Epoque. Toilette de Réception. February 1898.
Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first… Read More
Emma Hayden Eames Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.
A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane and Kate Greenaway.
Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray. … IN the midst of the great persons assembled and the eye-glasses directed to her, Rebecca seemed to be as cool… Read More
Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art. CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON.
Lace summer mantles. Knitted dresses. Romantic era 1846. Chapeaux de Mme. Pener, 4, rue Neuve Saint Augustin. Etoffes de robes de la Maison Gagelin. Mantelet en dentelle de l’été. Lingerie… Read More
Knitted dress by Thiébaud-Guichard. Romantic era 1841. Meubles de Maigret. Guipure de Doucet. Porcelaines de Toy. Miror de Giroux. Fleurs de Constantin. Etoffes de robes de Thiébaud-Guichard façon de Mlle.… Read More