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Political Portraiture in the United States and France during the Revolutionary and Federal Eras, ca. 1776-1814

A new conference organized by former U.S. Capitol Historical Society Fellow, Prof. Todd Larkin of Montana State University will examine political portraiture in the United States and France, 1776 to 1814. 169 more words

Capitol Art

Cheers To The Kate Moss Coupe

Legend has it that round champagne coupes were shaped after the supposedly perfect breasts of Marie Antoinette. Now, after centuries of drinking from the same bust, we’re getting an update–and it’s a good one! 124 more words


Ten castles worth visiting

Here is a list compiling ten of the most magnificent castles/palaces in Europe. Perhaps one may tickle your fancy with its outstanding architecture and you’ll add it to your bucket list. 1,764 more words

Costume College - Day 3

Saturday brought an early morning. Up for breakfast and straight into Jennifer Rosebrugh’s (of Historical Sewing.com) Sleeve Fitting for Victorian Bodices class. I learned SO much in this class! 822 more words


No. 350: The Paris Plages

There is one more cool thing to love about Paris—the Paris Plages. Sunday was the last day of this annual beach party, and remarkably, the moody sun decided to shine for the two hours we were there. 292 more words


Pencil Drawings

These are my pencil drawing, which are available as posters and giclee prints. Please contact me for further details and prices. 35 more words

Camouflage Artwork