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(animated stereo) Story time at the end of the Gilded age, 1901 by Thiophene_Guy, via Flickr

Hotel D'Avaray, Ambassador of the Netherlands, Historic Houses of Paris Residences of the Ambassadors by Alain Stella


Famous Immigrants

Worksheets: Famous Immigrants

Binding by Zaehnsdorf, 1907 by National Library NZ on The Commons, via Flickr

some days she knows she must wear her precious and skillfully constructed armor

This gilded blue flask was made in or near what is today the small Syrian city of Raqqa. In the mid-12th century AD, the city was a thriving centre for the production of pottery & glass. The gold was applied to the body of the bottle in thin sheets before the designs – birds flanking a pomegranate tree, evoking both earthly & heavenly gardens – were scratched in.


Painted and Gilded Trumeau Mirror

Painted and Gilded Trumeau Mirror | From a unique collection of antique and modern trumeau mirrors at