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
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
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
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.
Marks and Spencers
A smooth and easy-drinking Bordeaux red with hallmark aromas of cassis, leather and cedarwood. Flavours of creamy ripe plum and blackcurrant leaf are underpinned by fine tannins and a delicious savoury note in this stylish, lightly oaked red. ABOUT THIS WINE: Chateau de Sours dates back to the 14th century, and vines were first planted here by the Comtes du Richemont in the late 1700s. £47.96
The Smallpox Hospital, St Pancras, London, 1784. The London Smallpox Hospital was firstly a house located on Windmill Street off Tottenham Court Road, and then a new building was erected in 1767 at St. Pancras, a rural village in the 1700s. The express goals of the hospital were to remove infected individuals, specifically servants, from their place of residence (to protect upper class families); and, secondly, to promote the practice of firstly variolation and then vaccination.
In several wooded areas around Cumbria and Portmeirion in the UK, people have been hammering small denomination coins intro trees for centuries. The practice is said to date back as far as the early 1700s, in Scotland, where ill people would stick florins into trees in hopes that the trees would cure their illnesses. In 1877, Queen Victoria wrote about visiting an oak tree with coins stuck in it in Scotland’s Highlands. Amazing.
Side Curtain, 4300 SEK, Tiffany. Gold Sprayed ceiling medallions, 150-350 SEK / each, Bjorklund & Wingqvist. The black bureau with turquoise interior is a fresh copy after a French 1700s furniture, made of solid wood and hand painted, 35 910 SEK, Arnhilds house. Lamp base, 1495 SEK, time of the year. Pink / black lampshade with fringe, 459 SEK, Van Asch. Jewelry box with beads, 295 SEK, Laura Ashley. Näthatt with feathers, 99 kr, Van Asch.