Mrs Margaret Bryan was born, it is thought, some time before 1760. She had two daughters, and was married to Mr Bryan. In her thirties, she opened a school for girls near Hyde Park Corner. But Margaret Bryan’s school had one remarkable difference: it was an academy for teaching girls…
This is not Regency, but a wonderful Christmas gift to hundreds by a corporation—Canadian airline WestJet
Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Detail from Gothic Church on a Rock by the Sea, 1815.
Ruins of Grace Dieu priory built around 1239AD, Thringstone, Leicestershire, England
All Original Photography by http://vwcampervan-aldridge.tumblr.com
"The Cut Finger," Abraham Raimbach, engraving on paper, 1810.
Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839)
Portrait of Kitty Packe (née Hart), ca. 1818-1821
Oil on canvas, 55 x 42 in. (139.7 x 106.68 cm)
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Engraving from 1834 that commemorates and denounces Marchal Ney’s execution on December 1815. In the first scene a grenadier is shown crying on a grave with the inscription 8 Decembre (it should be 7) 1815. A man dressed as a marshal of France is leaving before the tomb a French flag with the words ASSASSINAT JURIDIQUE (Judicial Murder). Surrounding this first scene there is another inscription that reads: Bertin and Guizot denounced the hero to the hatchet of the foreigners, Wellington avenged through the executioner his defeats of Salamanca and Quatre-Bras. Excelmans. 16 December 1834. The second half shows a list of the judges and politicians to blame for Ney’s execution, along with a citation of the own Marshal and allegories.