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Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798–1863 Le meurtre de Polonius (Act. III. Sc. IV) (The Murder of Polonius), from Shakespeare’s Hamlet  1834–43 Lithograph image: 23.9 x 19.2 cm (9 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.); sheet: 54.2 x 35.5 cm (21 5/16 x 14 in.); stone: 23.9 x 19.2 cm (9 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.) The Arthur Ross Collection 2012.159.56.8

Eugène Delacroix, French, Le meurtre de Polonius (Act. IV) (The Murder of Polonius), from Shakespeare’s Hamlet Lithograph image: x cm x 7 in.) The Arthur Ross Collection

Illustration by John Austen for a version of Hamlet published in 1922.

John Austen - Hamlet, 1922 - The 1922 edition of Hamlet “decorated” by British artist (British Austen’s Hamlet is often rated as his chef d’oeuvre.

Taylor Swift or William Shakespeare? Click here to find out! || Ideas and inspiration for teaching GCSE English || www.gcse-english.com ||

Taylor Swift or William Shakespeare? - would be a fun play on hip hop or Shakespeare introductory Shakespeare (or poetry) unit/lesson

For a traditional home with contemporary influences, be inspired by the Victorian period. Think of the genteel of mid 19th Century ladies, romantic flowers and a soft feminine feel, complemented with a sophisticated, regal opulence. The Victorian period follows the Industrial Revolution where an increased wealth in England allowed for access to furniture, textiles and accessories that had previ...

The Modern Victorian

Clawfoot tub in bathroom in London Victorian home.- I love a claw foot tub my Grand had one in her house and with Mr. Bubble added I was in bath heaven!

Romeo and Juliet by Sir Frank Dicksee. Besides Helen of Troy and Paris, this couple are the all time greatest icons of innocent, selfless and true passion. Too young to stop social mores getting in the way...

Romeo and Juliet by Sir Frank Dicksee. Besides Helen of Troy and Paris, this couple are the all time greatest icons of innocent, selfless and true passion. Too young to stop social mores getting in the way.

Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire | The Public Domain Review

Armenians and Armenian Photographers in the Ottoman Empire

Much ado about nothing beatrice and benedick essay topics English 521 - Much Ado About Nothing Literary Essay Topics The final exam will require you to prepare to write a major essay. Since the study of English encourages.

Juliet by Thomas Francis Dicksee (1877)

Thomas Francis “Frank” Dicksee Juliet was a portrait, historical and genre painter with many subjects from Shakespeare. This portrait of Juliet was inspired by Shakespeare’s play Rome (Beauty Women Paintings)

19th century leather bound books with marbled pages edges

Old books with marbled edge paper. E-books, while they have their merits, just cannot hold a candle to the real thing.

Ducky: fine, excellent, wonderful

Learn more about horsefeathers, its definition, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

One of the greatest composers of the 19th century, Fryderyk Chopin, had an irrepressible creative imagination, and his music experienced continual evolution as a result. Now, a new online resource is bringing the many versions of his compositions together in one place, opening up new possibilities for performers, listeners and researchers alike.

The virtual Chopin

March 2013 is the anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin.

Interior of Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, Denmark  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Looks like I found my Halloween costume! I've always wanted to be Hamlet for Halloween and I think this entire outfit embodies the century vibe throughout the whole play. Would anyone want to be Ophelia with me?

"WHEN THE ANSWER IS SIMPLE, GOD IS ANSWERING."...Ruf ;-) "THE NEW WORLD ORDER"                  "2014" Scandalous women of the 19th century

This documentary, broadcast in examines the stories of three women whose lives and experiences helped shape new legislation and attitudes towards women.

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Two-piece dress of ivory satin with multicolored Chinese floral embroidery, pearl and braid trim, inset chiffon, and satin self-belt. Skirt has chiffon ruffle at hem and large open pleats at back of plain satin with 2 inset chiffon pleats.

Henrik Johan Ibsen (1828–1906), was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare.

Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major Norwegian playwright…

Whats So American About John Miltons #Lucifer?  The #fallenarchangel and #antagonist of the epic poem#ParadiseLostwas a self-made #individualistic #iconoclast.  Three hundred and fifty years ago the poet John Milton wrote one of the greatest characters in all of British literature: Lucifer the antagonist of the epic poemParadise Lost. #Feared by Puritans fêted by Romantics and #reinvented by everybody else Miltons fallen archangel has worn many different #masks over the centuries…

Whats So American About John Miltons #Lucifer? The #fallenarchangel and #antagonist of the epic poem#ParadiseLostwas a self-made #individualistic #iconoclast. Three hundred and fifty years ago the poet John Milton wrote one of the greatest characters in all of British literature: Lucifer the antagonist of the epic poemParadise Lost. #Feared by Puritans fêted by Romantics and #reinvented by everybody else Miltons fallen archangel has worn many different #masks over the centuries…

American Duchess:Historical Costuming | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through 20th century, by designer Lauren Reeser

Frock coat & breeches c. 1815 Wool broadcloth (coat) and buckskin (breeches) Kyoto Costume Institute

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