Kokoshnik, Russian, late 1700s, Brooklyn Museum Collection
Late 1700s Georgian Rose Cut Diamond Cluster Ring, Silver, 9K
Dresden shone brightest in the 1700s, when the kings of Saxony spent their wealth to turn their capital into “Florence on the Elbe.”
Places and Spaces
Antique 1700s Museum Handmade Wood Religious Folk Art Icon Crucifix Nativity Set | eBay
A summery printed cotton afternoon gown and matching petticoat dating to circa 1785. #1700s
Antique 1700s Hand Painted Blue & White Delft Tile with Nautical Harbor Fishing Scene for Sale North Bayshore Antiques
Old Norwegian village Built in the 1300s, and lifted onto those posts in the 1700s. Originally from Hovin in Norway.
Printable "viewfinder" collages made with exquisite chromolithographs and engravings from 1700s-1800s, sized for 1x3 inch microscope
Art and Illustration
While designing Armchair 868, Josef Frank was inspired by the dainty armchairs from the 1700s, with their elegantly curved armrests and
Wishing Trees. In the UK the practice of hammering coins into trees dates back to the 1700s. people jam pennies into the bark to bring them
A French-themed valentine's day collage sheet I made with dozens of layers and scans including love letters from the 1700s, hand colored
Fully articulated caterpillar automaton by Henri Millardet, late 1700s. Gold, red and black vitreous enamel, split pearl and turquoise. This thing blows my mind.
Trays And Things
Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2013 Union Butterfield 1700S High-Speed Steel Hand Tap Set, Uncoated (Bright) Finish, Round Shank with Square End,
Gadsbys Tavern - Old Town Alexandria, Virginia ~ period costumes, atmosphere and dining where George Washington frequented often and danced. Benjamin Franklin stopped by for a lively discussion on 1700s current events, weather and travel conditions.
Very crisp scans of different love letters, manuscripts, and handwritten sheet music--many from the 1700s--are added to fleur-de-lis in pinks, chocolates, and greens to make up this printable collage sheet, by piddix.
Graphic design inspiration
Jan. 23, 1977: TV mini-series "Roots" airs on ABC. These prop manacles were worn in the show by character Kunta Kinte, an African youth brought to America as a slave in the 1700s. Did you ever see the show?
If you’re like most members of the equestrian community, you’ve probably developed a deep appreciation for the sport of show jumping. How much do you know about its historical origins? This infographic explains how the evolution of show jumping began in the 1700s.