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Summer evening.

Artur Grottger, from Grottger, by Antoni Potocki, Lwów, 1907.

(Source: archive.org)

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Summer evening.

Artur Grottger, from Grottger, by Antoni Potocki, Lwów, 1907.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, August 18, 2014
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Wrocław, the city hall.

Brothers Rouargue, from Voyage pittoresque en Allemagne  (Picturesque travel through Germany), by  Xavier Marmier, Paris 1860.

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Wrocław, the city hall.

Brothers Rouargue, from Voyage pittoresque en Allemagne (Picturesque travel through Germany), by Xavier Marmier, Paris 1860.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Poland, costumes of the nobility. Early XVII century.

From Galería del arte decorativo (Gallery of Decorative Art) vol. 2, collective work, Barcelona,  1890.

(Source: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

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Poland, costumes of the nobility. Early XVII century.

From Galería del arte decorativo (Gallery of Decorative Art) vol. 2, collective work, Barcelona, 1890.

(Source: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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The pet otter of King John III Sobieski (1629 – 1696).

From Le Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1837.

[The (sad) story is at the link]

(Source: oldbookillustrations.com)

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The pet otter of King John III Sobieski (1629 – 1696).

From Le Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1837.

[The (sad) story is at the link]

(Source: oldbookillustrations.com)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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A lady of old Germany.

Alexander Giernmski, from The magazine of art vol. 9, London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, 1886.

(Source: archive.org)

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A lady of old Germany.

Alexander Giernmski, from The magazine of art vol. 9, London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, 1886.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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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.)

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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.)

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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The salt mines of Wieliska (Poland), view of the underground work. 
Illustration by Jules Rocault, after Stachowicz, from Les merveilles de l’industrie  (The wonders of industry), by Louis Figuier, Paris, circa 1871.
Via archive.org.

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The salt mines of Wieliska (Poland), view of the underground work.
Illustration by Jules Rocault, after Stachowicz, from Les merveilles de l’industrie (The wonders of industry), by Louis Figuier, Paris, circa 1871.
Via archive.org.

Saturday, April 24, 2010