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For Day 30 of the @dames_a_la_mode #georgianjanuary with the theme of #repost I've never seen a conveyance quite like this, but it certainly looks like a fun ride. Love the elegantly dressed people strolling in the background, too - even if the women's plumed hats are all much larger than their heads....#Repost @small.lisa with @repostapp ・・・ Driving in carriages with boys. 🎩 👒 _____________________________________________Louis-Auguste Brun, called Brun de Versoix, "View from a Hilltop," d...
Beautiful baroque bed with canopy at Versailles ©2013 blossomgraphicdesign.com
"Fastening the Skate", by Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743) Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden.
Tsarskoye Selo Garden, St. Petersburg. By the end of the 18th century, Tsarskoye Selo ”Tsar’s Village” became a popular place of summer residence among the nobility. The Catherine Palace is surrounded by a Garden à la française and an English landscape garden, with such 18th-century structures as Dutch Admiralty, Creaking Pagoda, Chesme Column, Rumyantsev Obelisk, and Marble Bridge. The landscape Alexander Park has several Chinoiserie structures, notably the Chinese Village.