Poland, 17th century: full harnessing of a war horse.
From Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 6, by Auguste Racinet, Paris, 1888.
(Source: archive.org. The French edition seems to be more complete than the German one.)
France, women’s dresses between 1794 and 1800.
From Geschichte des Kostüms (The costume history) vol. 5, by Auguste Racinet, Berlin, 1888.
Collection of page scans from Saturday mornings haul… some nice 1940 lithographed covers and a strangely beautiful use of (what I think is) phonetic type.
- “can we stop at dunkin”— ancient proverb, originating in new england (via tomas-vokoun)