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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Postcard, dated 1912. Title: "Paris - La Tour Eiffel. Panoramic view."

Postcard, dated 1912. Title: "Paris - La Tour Eiffel. Panoramic view."

Photograph, Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower, 1902

Photograph, Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower, 1902

Photograph, Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, 1890

Photograph, Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, 1890

Inner cover and title page, "Lógica de Arístoteles", 1570

Inner cover and title page, "Lógica de Arístoteles", 1570

Engraving, title page, "Historiae Naturalis De Avibus", 1650

Engraving, title page, "Historiae Naturalis De Avibus", 1650

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Architectural detail of Roman bath and pergola, 1842

Architectural detail of Roman bath and pergola, 1842

Architectural detail, palace gate, 1881

Architectural detail, palace gate, 1881

Illustration, bridge with lion sculptural details, 19th C.

Illustration, bridge with lion sculptural details, 19th C.

Architectural detail from the Temple of the Dioscuri of Naples, 1570

Architectural detail from the Temple of the Dioscuri of Naples, 1570

Architectural detail, 1580

Architectural detail, 1580

Illustration of a home, 1871

Illustration of a home, 1871

Illustration, Rügen - Schloss Dwasieden, hall, 1879

Illustration, Rügen - Schloss Dwasieden, hall, 1879

Monday, June 28, 2010

Silver household vessels, French dictionary illustration, 1765

Silver household vessels, French dictionary illustration, 1765

Lark, black and white scan from Encyclopedia Britannica, published in 1771

Lark, black and white scan from Encyclopedia Britannica, published in 1771

French dictionary illustration, long handled brushes, 1904

French dictionary illustration, long handled brushes, 1904

French dictionary illustration, brushes, 1904

French dictionary illustration, brushes, 1904

Original design for Trellis wallpaper by William Morris, 1862

 Original design for Trellis wallpaper by William Morris, 1862




Completed version

French carnival invitation, 1908

French carnival invitation, 1908

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Painting, "Godward With Violets Wreathed and Robe of Saffron Hue", 1902

"Godward With Violets Wreathed and Robe of Saffron Hue", 1902

"Tranquillity", by John William Godward, 1914

"Tranquillity", by John William Godward, 1914

"Flirtation", by Frédéric Soulacroix (1858-1933)

"Flirtation", by Frédéric Soulacroix (1858-1933)

Portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Fiodorovna at the age of 18, 1777

Portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Fiodorovna at the age of 18, 1777

Art Nouveau Gouache painting by Louis Welden Hawkins, 1905

Art Nouveau Gouache painting by Louis Welden Hawkins, 1905

Photograph, young brother and sister, 1900

Photograph, young brother and sister, 1900

Saturday, June 26, 2010

"Life" magazine cover illustration, "Know all men by these presents", 1910

"Life" magazine cover illustration, "Know all men by these presents", 1910

Hollywood Actress and co-founder of the United Artists studios, Mary Pickford, 1920

Hollywood Actress and co-founder of the United Artists studios, Mary Pickford, 1920

Photograph, Fritzi Massary, 1912

Photograph, Fritzi Massary, 1912

Photograph, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, by Alfred Cheney Johnston 1910's

Photograph, Lillian and Dorothy Gish,  by Alfred Cheney Johnston 1910's

Photograph, cake by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Photograph, cake by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Cover composed by Mucha for the french literary and artistic Review La Plume, 1898

Cover composed by Mucha for the french literary and artistic Review La Plume, 1898

Illustration, Steam engine technology, 1894

Illustration, Steam engine technology, 1894

"Santa Claus Galop" Sheet music cover, 1874

"Santa Claus Galop" Sheet music cover, 1874

Photograph, young girl with doll, 1900

Photograph, young girl with doll, 1900

Betty Hennings as Nora in Ibsen's "A Doll´s House", 1879

Betty Hennings as Nora in Ibsen's "A Doll´s House", 1879

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The English Ladies Dandy Toy(Jumping Jack), 1818

The English Ladies Dandy Toy(Jumping Jack), 1818

Kasperle theater, 1831

Kasperle theater, 1831

Kasperl theater, puppets, 19th C.

Kasperl theater, puppets, 19th C.

Copper engraving, Dulcis ex labore fructus Vignette (Sweet is the fruit of labour), 1689

Copper engraving, Dulcis ex labore fructus Vignette (Sweet is the fruit of labour), 1689

Design for African Marigold printed textile design by William Morris, 1876

Design for African Marigold printed textile design by William Morris, 1876

Fruit (or Pomegranate) wallpaper designed by William Morris, 1866

Fruit (or Pomegranate) wallpaper designed by William Morris, 1866

Design for indigo-discharge printed textile by William Morris, 1883

Design for indigo-discharge printed textile by William Morris, 1883

Monday, June 21, 2010

Daisy wallpaper designed by William Morris, 1864

Daisy wallpaper designed by William Morris, 1864

Detail of a drawing for the Bullerswood carpet designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle, 1889

Detail of a drawing for the Bullerswood carpet designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle, 1889

Fashion plate, The World of Fashion, 1838

The World of Fashion; December 1838
YOUNG LADY'S DRESS Crimson velvet frock and pantaloons, trimmed with sable. Bonnet of pink gros de Tours, ornamented with a bouquet of short Ostrich feathers, and ribbons to correspond.

Illustration, Man and woman on an early roller coaster, 1832

Illustration, Man and woman on an early roller coaster, 1832

Engraving of an early soda fountain, 1872

Engraving of an early marble soda fountain, 1872