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Landscapes by American painter Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925). Various collections. Mostly with trees, one with just water.

"Morning." Undated.
“Morning.” Undated. Image courtesy Peabody Institute. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.urbanartantiques.com/2009/dwight-william-tryon-and-his-early-spring/
"After Sunset looking East." 1915. Painting.
“After Sunset looking East.” 1915. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:After_sunset_looking_east_dwight_william_tryon.jpeg
"Apple Blossoms." ca. 1895.
“Apple Blossoms.” ca. 1895. Painting. Signed D W Tryon 1805″ on the bottom right. Uploaded by and collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Apple_Blossoms_-_Dwight_William_Tryon_-_overall.jpg
"Before Sunrise, June 1905." 1905.
“Before Sunrise, June.” 1905. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/sunrise-june-63762
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Family portraits by American painter Eastman Johnson. Living from 1824 to 1906 he studied art in Düsseldorf, The Hague and Paris. One of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph.  1869.
Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph. 1869. Collection of the de Young Museum, San Francisco. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portraits_(The_Brown_Family)_by_Eastman_Johnson,_1869,_oil_on_canvas,_based_on_a_Mathew_Brady_photograph_-_De_Young_Museum_-_DSC00950.JPG
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864.
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11258
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871.
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11263

Imagery of what was then French Indochina and is now Cambodia. Chapter headings from “Un pèlerin d’Angkor” which was written by Pierre Loti in 1912 with this edition having been published in Paris in 1930.

Page 3 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/19922249

Dimanche, 24 novembre 1901. Page 17 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/19922249
Lundi, 25 novembre, 1901. Page 23 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/1992

Mardi, 26 novembre 1901. Page 27 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/1992

Mercredi, 27 novembre 1901. Page 35 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/1992 https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/19922287

Jeudi, 28 novembre 1901. Page 43 of a 1930 edition of Pierre Loti’s work Un pèlerin d’Angkor. Paul Jouve, illustrator. François-Louis Schmied, printer and editor. Published in Paris. Collections of the Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via via https://www.e-rara.ch/gep_r/content/zoom/1992

Make your home look fancier than the builder intended. Design ideas from the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Reprint of an earlier work from 1750.

Piers for gates. Batty Langley Inventory 1739. Thomas Langley delineator and sculptor. Plate XVI, Page 25 of the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Collections of the Boston Architectural College Library. Digitalization federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bostonarchitectu1922bost/page/n24/mode/1up

The Semi Plans of the Piers. Batty Langley Inventory 1739. Thomas Langley delineator and sculptor. Plate XVII, Page 25 of the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Collections of the Boston Architectural College Library. Digitalization federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bostonarchitectu1922bost/page/n25/mode/1up

Piers for Gates at the Entrances into Palaces: Semi Plan; by Lord Burlington at Chiswick; By Inigo Jones at Windsor Castle/The Measures to the Principal and Particular Parts of each Pier Invented by Batty Langley. Thomas Langley, Sculptor. Plate XVIII. Page 26 of the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Collections of the Boston Architectural College Library. Digitalization federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bostonarchitectu1922bost/page/n26/mode/1up

Tuscan and Dorick Piers for Gates. Batty Langley Inventory 1739. Thomas Langley delineator and sculptor. Plate XIX, Page 27 of the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Collections of the Boston Architectural College Library. Digitalization federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bostonarchitectu1922bost/page/n27/mode/1up

Tuscan Gate: The Curvature of the Raking Cornice. Batty Langley Inventory 1739. Thomas Langley delineator and sculptor. Plate XXI, Page 29 of the Boston Architectural Club year book for 1922. Collections of the Boston Architectural College Library. Digitalization federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bostonarchitectu1922bost/page/n29/mode/1up

A selection of seashells.  Woodblock illustrations of shell and coral specimens from Yochiro Hirase’s work “Kai Senshu” (The Illustrations of a Thousand Shells). Published in Kyoto, Japan by Yamada Naozōburō in 1914-1915. In Japanese.

Page 26. Collections of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Institution. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81292#page/26/mode/1up

Page 30. Collections of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Institution. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81292#page/30/mode/1up

Page 32. Collections of and digitalized by the Smithsonian Institution. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81292#page/32/mode/1up

Fancy eye baths (baignore d’yeux) all in porcelain. Whether they help your eyes more than the plastic CVS kind I don’t know but for sure these are more fun to look at.

Three Sèvres eye baths (bagnoire d’yeux). A bleu céleste example with gilt dentil rim by Buteux; a blue-ground example with gilt white scrollwork and harebells; and a cobalt-blue example painted with a floral garland. Also a Chantilly example in blue and white. Second half of the 18th century. French. Makers marks: two of the Sèvres examples with blue interlaced L’s marks; one with a gilder’s mark for P. T. Buteux; the Chantilly example with a blue hunting horn mark. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2022. Fair use license. via https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/collector-english-european-furniture-ceramics-silver-works-art/three-sevres-porcelain-eye-baths-baignoire-dyeux-chantilly-eye-bath-32/146142?ldp_breadcrumb=back

Porcelain eyebath decorated with delicate and finely painted red roses amongst green and gilt flora with a spread eagle bird in flight at either end. The stem is decorated with gilt leaves and the rim and edges are in gilt. ca. 1880-1899. French. Unsigned. Image © 2022 Phisick. Fair use license. via https://phisick.com/item/19th-c-paris-porcelain-eye-bath/



Eye bath of hard-paste porcelain. Oval cup on funnel foot. Hard-paste eye bath with an oval cup on a funnel foot. Purple ground with two lobed reserves with Höroldt chinoiseries and a gilt lace ornament inside the rim. The interior with a chinoiserie framed by gilt scrolls enclosing lustre panels and laub-und bandelwerk in iron-red and purple. 1730-1735. German. Meissen Porcelain Factory, maker. Maker’s marks: Crossed swords factory mark, in underglaze blue. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2021. Fair use license. via https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O307059/eye-bath-meissen-porcelain-factory/

Pretty pigeons from 1906, taken from Emil Schachtzabel’s “Illustriertes Prachtwerk sämtlicher Tauben-rassen.” Schachtzabel was a government worker who also loved pigeons.

Page 20 of Illustriertes Prachtwerk sämtlicher Tauben-rassen. 1906.  Lithograph based on a watercolor template by Anton Schöner. In the public domain due to age. Collections of the American Museum of Natural History Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106229#page/20/mode/2up

Page 22 of Illustriertes Prachtwerk sämtlicher Tauben-rassen. 1906.  Lithograph based on a watercolor template by Anton Schöner. In the public domain due to age. Collections of the American Museum of Natural History Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106229#page/20/mode/2up

Page 24 of Illustriertes Prachtwerk sämtlicher Tauben-rassen. 1906.  Lithograph based on a watercolor template by Anton Schöner. In the public domain due to age. Collections of the American Museum of Natural History Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106229#page/20/mode/2up

The West Indies as they used to be. Watercolors done between 1828 and 1938 by Canadian John Herbert Caddy who was a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery who was stationed in the West Indies during those years.

The Rabacca or Dry River: Soufriere Mountain in the Distance; Saint Vincent. 1828-1830. Oblong folio. Aquatint, one of a set of twelve. W. Westall A.R.A. engraver after a drawing by Lieutenant John Herbert Caddy of the Royal Navy. Published on February 1, 1837 by Ackermann and Company, 96 Strand, London. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/caddy-lieut-john-herbert-among-the-most-desirable

Roseau, Domenica. 1828-1830. Oblong folio. Aquatint, one of a set of twelve. J. Harris, engraver after a drawing by Lieutenant John Herbert Caddy of the Royal Navy. Published on February 1, 1837 by Ackermann and Company, 96 Strand, London. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/caddy-lieut-john-herbert-among-the-most-desirable

View from Morne Fortuné Saint Lucia: Tomb of General Stewart of Garth, Colonel Mallet, General Mackie, and General Farquharson. 1828-1830. Oblong folio. Aquatint, one of a set of twelve. J. Harris, engraver after a drawing by Lieutenant John Herbert Caddy of the Royal Navy. Published on February 1, 1837 by Ackermann and Company, 96 Strand, London. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/caddy-lieut-john-herbert-among-the-most-desirable

Sandy pit, Saint Kitts. 1828-1830. Oblong folio. Aquatint, one of a set of twelve. C. Hunt, engraver after a drawing by Lieutenant John Herbert Caddy of the Royal Navy. Published on February 1, 1837 by Ackermann and Company, 96 Strand, London. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/caddy-lieut-john-herbert-among-the-most-desirable

The old crater of the Soufriere, Saint Vincent. 1828-1830. Oblong folio. Aquatint, one of a set of twelve. W. Westall A.R.A, engraver after a drawing by Lieutenant John Herbert Caddy of the Royal Navy. Published on February 1, 1837 by Ackermann and Company, 96 Strand, London. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/caddy-lieut-john-herbert-among-the-most-desirable

My new romance novel “Cloudlands: the House on Emeralda Key”.

Good morning! I do other kinds of creative work too and so am posting with a copy of the front cover and an Amazon link as I am beyond thrilled as it took two years from start to finish and I am thrilled it is done. Thinking some of you might be interested in reading it too. The characters are fictional but everything else is researched to my research standards that you see here with the various posts. Thank you for following me! Sarah.



https://www.amazon.com/Cloudlands-Emeralda-Sarah-Guest-Perry/dp/B0B6XSNPVX/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sarah+b+guest+perry&qid=1659191041&sr=8-1

Hand fans. So much prettier than the Ikea ones. All of these from Fan d’eventail of Paris.

Pair of beach themed advertising fans. Wood cockade fan with paper printed for Grands Vins du Cap Corse. Th other in wood with printed paper leaf, an advertisement for Casino de Biarritz. Early 20th c. Image ©  Fans d’eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/advertising-fans/3282-on-the-beach-two-advertising-fans-20th-century.html

Salerno, Pompeii, and Paestum Grand Tour Fan with a painted paper leaf. One side is the bay of Salerno and the other side is Paestum, Palazzo Genovese of Salerno and Pompeii. Mother of pearl sticks and guards. Image ©  Fans d’eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/3289-salerno-pompeii-and-paestum-grand-tour-fan-early-20th.html

Pair of hand-fans with an early airplane motif. Painted paper with wood sticks and guards. One fan painted on paper with the other fan printed on paper and inscribed Institut profesionnel féminin. Early 20th c. Image ©  Fans d’eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/advertising-fans/3296-the-planes-early-20th-century-fans.html

New South Wales, Australia just a little while ago. Plates from the second edition of David Collins’s “An account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement in January 1788 to August, 1801. Published in London in 1804.

A view of the Governor’s House at Rose Hill in the township of Parramatta. 1804. Page 139 of David Collins’s work An account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement in January 1788 to August, 1801. J Heath, engraver. Collections of the Victoria Museums. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/172462#page/139/mode/1up

Bywater to Parramatta with a distant view of the western mountains taken from the Wind mill hill at Sydney. Stamped National Museum Melbourne. 1804. Page 173 of David Collins’s work An account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement in January 1788 to August, 1801. J Heath, engraver. Collections of the Victoria Museums. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/172462#page/173/mode/1up

An Eastern view of Sydney, taken from a small prominence neigh the New barracks. Stamped National Museum Melbourne.1804. Page 211 of David Collins’s work An account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement in January 1788 to August, 1801. J Heath, engraver. Collections of the Victoria Museums. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/172462#page/211/mode/1up

View of Sydney on the South side of Norfolk Island. Stamped National Museum Melbourne. 1804. Page 387 of David Collins’s work An account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its first settlement in January 1788 to August, 1801. J Heath, engraver. Collections of the Victoria Museums. Atlas of Living Australia, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/172462#page/387/mode/1up

Out in the garden with artist William Constable Adam. Living from 1846 to 1931, he was born in England but spent the last 33 years of his life painting in California.

Garden Path. Undated, by 1931. Oil on canvas affixed to board. William Constable Adam, artist (1846-1931). signed Wm Adam on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2022. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auction/27584/lot/62/william-constable-adam-1846-1931-garden-path-14-x-18-in-framed-21-x-25-in/

Path by the garden. Undated, by 1931. Oil on canvas affixed to board. William Constable Adam, artist (1846-1931). Signed Wm Adam on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2022. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19244/lot/5030/

Garden Path. Undated, by 1931. Oil on canvas board. William Constable Adam, artist (1846-1931). Signed Wm Adam on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2022. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21005/lot/4061/