Silver box in the shape of a book, made in Northern Europe in the mid 14th century
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music)
Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World
Burghley House is a splendorously stately sixteenth century Elizabethan country house near the town of Stamford in Lincolnshire, England
Profile of a mid-nineteenth century woman, showing detail of the hair fashion of the day.
Discover bookshelf ideas on HOUSE - design, food and travel by House & Garden. The rich colour scheme of this library was determined by a Mannerist painting by the sixteenth century artist Francesco Morandini.
old houses I love
Falchions - A falchion ( from Old French fauchon, ultimately from Latin falx "sickle") is a one-handed, single-edged sword of European origin, whose design is reminiscent of the Persian scimitar. The weapon combined the weight and power of an axe with the versatility of a sword. Falchions are found in different forms from around the 11th century up to and including the sixteenth century.
Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. Various other countries used their own versions of the chichak including Mughal India, and in Europe, mid sixteenth century, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.
Buddha.* Arielle Gabriel, author of The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel is a Buddhist who writes about the miracles of Kuan Yin in her book The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles, when she suffered financial disaster in the mercenary city of Hong Kong *
A portrait of a woman from around the turn of the century. This photo may have been taken mid-sneeze.
British Library, Harley 2953, f 20 (Triumph of Death). Psalter. Germany (S., Augsburg?), 1st half of the 16th century
THE DEVIL INSIDE
The Improbable Conquest: Sixteenth-Century Letters from the Río de la Plata (Latin American Originals)
The cake with quinces. Dutch recipe from the sixteenth century Extra recipe - Quince Jelly
Mid 20th century, Japan ~ A group of traditionally tattooed gamblers. Umezu (c), the chief of gambling, sits among them.
Amish Miracles BOXED SET Books 1-4: Amish Fiction Box Set - Leap of Faith, Sins of the Father, Day of the Hunter, A Fair Hearing (Amish Miracles Series)