'The Great Subscription Room at Brookss, St. Jamess Street, London', 1808, (1947)
'The Great Subscription Room at Brooks's, St. James's Street, London', 1808, (1947). Interior of Brooks's gentlemen's club showing the segmental barrel vault ceiling. Gambling is in progress, with members playing roulette and games of cards. The club dates back to the 18th century. From "The Microcosm of London". [Rudolph Ackermann, London, 1808]. Published in "British Clubs", by Bernard Darwin. [Collins, London, 1947]
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''Valentine Receivers', 1875. Creator: H Johnson
''Valentine Receivers', 1875. A well-to-do woman and her daughter opening and reading Valentine's cards and gifts. Elaborate cards were made by hand from embossed lace paper, produced at home by working-class women and children who would have been poorly paid for their time-consuming work. From "The Graphic", 13 February 1875.
A potter. The Ambras castle Hofaemterspiel (Court-office Game), ca 1455
A potter. The Ambras castle Hofaemterspiel (Court-office Game), ca 1455. Found in the Collection of Art History Museum, Vienne.
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