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Casa Universitaria del Libro. CASUL.

Casa Universitaria del Libro. CASUL.

Wedding dress, 1840′sFrom the Museo del Traje via the Museo del...

This is a wedding dress from the The first white wedding dress was worn in the White wedding dressed did not start trending until 1840 when Queen Victoria wore a white dress to her wedding.

Ceremonial dress in two parts, by Callot Soeurs, Paris, c. 1907-10. From the Museo della Moda e delle Arti Applicate via Studio Esseci.

Edwardian Dress: Ceremonial dress in two parts, by Callot Soeurs, Paris, c. From the Museo della Moda e delle Arti Applicate via Studio Esseci.

Roman portrait from Pompeii in the Museo di Capodimonte

portrait of a lady – pompeii mosaic portrait

Roman portrait mosaic in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Not painted, but a good example of an ancient mosaic portrait executed in many colors from small tesserae.

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II (and there are a lot of them to choose from) is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin.

One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II - - is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Here Ramses wears the so-called Blue Crown, the Khepresh, which first appeared early in Egypt’s Dynasty.

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