Landscapes with a few people from another place in time to dream your way back to. Probably doesn’t look like that anymore. Painted by English artist John Rogers Herbert who lived from 1810 to 1986. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools.

“Landscape in the North of Israel.” 1873. English. Oil on board. Signed “J. R. Herbert RA” and dated 1873 on the lower left. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/eclectic-new-york/landscape-in-the-north-of-israel
“LABORARE EST ORARE (to labour is to pray) And some fell upon rock: and as soon as it was sprung up it withered away because it had no moisture And some fell among thorns, and the thorns growing up with it choked [sic] And some fell upon good ground : and sprung up and yielded fruit a hundred fold Gospel of St. Luke. The monks of St. Bernard’s Abbey Leicester gathering the harvest of 1861. The boys in the adjoining field are from the Reformatory under the care of these Religious.’” Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/herbert-laborare-est-orare-t01455
“Asyut on the Nile.” 1873. English. Image source: r
http://www.johnrogersherbert.co.uk/painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asyut_on_the_Nile.jpg
“Approaching the Oasis.” 1880. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “J. R. Herbert RA 1880” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/14883/lot/243/?category=list

Coral tiaras for the queen of the sea. Various jewelers . . .all amazing. Mostly Cartier.

Bandeau tiara. 1922.
Bandeau tiara. 1922. Made in Paris. Platinum, gold, coral, rose-cut and round diamond, onyx, tortoise shell and black enamel. Cartier, maker. via the cultureconcept.com and http://diamondsandrhubarb.blogspot.com/2014/11/noble-coral.html

Tiara.
Tiara. Platinum, gold, coral, diamond and pearl. Cartier, maker. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/an-exquisite-coral-diamond-and-pearl-tiara-6087344-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6087344&sid=26ff61b1-c7ea-484b-

Tiara. 1860-1870.
Tiara. 1860-1870. Gilt metal and coral. Philips Brothers, London, maker. Image © The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://www.thecourtjeweller.com/2016/01/jewel-history-tiara-has-become-social.html

Paintings of an old England that isn’t coming back. British. Samuel Palmer, artist. Living from 1805 to 1881, he was part of the Romanticism movement.

"Harvest Moon." 19th c.
“Harvest Moon.” 19th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.gatehousepress.com/2013/05/samuel-palmers-valley-of-vision/

The Magic Apple Tree, by Samuel Palmer
“The Magic Apple Tree.” ca. 1830. Pen and India ink with watercolor mixed with a gum like medium in paper. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/drawingsandwatercolours/12193

Landscape. No date.
Landscape. No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. Photo credit: Martin Beek. via http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/palmer_samuel.html

"Old England's Sunday Evening." ca. 1874.
“Old England’s Sunday Evening.” ca. 1874. Watercolor over pencil heightened with body color. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/es/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/british-irish-art-l13133/lot.13.html

20th century ladies all dressed up in huge skirts. British. Leonard Campbell Taylor. Living from 1874 to 1969, he was a member of the Royal Academy.

"The Rehearsal."1907.
“The Rehearsal.”1907. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. © The estate of Leonard Campbell Taylor. 2019 / Bridgeman Images. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/taylor-the-rehearsal-n02137

"Contemplation." Undated.
“Contemplation.” Undated. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/leonard-campbell-taylor-ra-roi-rp-1874-1969-5842795-details.aspx

"Patience." Undated.
“Patience.” Undated. © 2005-2019 AllPainter Online Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.allpainter.com/leonard-campbell-taylor/patience-handmade-oil-painting-reproduction-261760.html

Landscapes with a few people here and there to make anyone dream of summer coming in in the the depths of winter. Wilfrid de Glehn, British painter. Impressionist school and elected to the Royal Academy in 1932.

"Summer on the Avon." Undated.
“Summer on the Avon.” Undated. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/wilfrid-gabriel-de-glehn-ra-1870-1951-5697119-details.aspx

"Thames Landscape." Undated.
“Thames Landscape.” Undated. Image © 2018 Dreweatts 1759, Donnington. Fair use license. https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auction-024/itemDetails/448/157158

"Wash Day." 1923.
“Wash Day.” 1923. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/wilfrid-gabriel-de-glehn-ra-1870-1951-5631498-details.aspx

Fairies frolicking and just plain living way out in the Engliah countryside but letting us peek. Victorian. John Anster Fitzgerald, artist (1819-1906).

"The Captive Robin."1864.
“The Captive Robin.”1864. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://curiator.com/art/john-anster-christian-fitzgerald/the-captive-robin

"The Fairy's Funeral." Late 19th-early 20th c.
“The Fairy’s Funeral.” Late 19th-early 20th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/sofi01/4918092868

"The Fairies Banquet." 1859.
“The Fairies Banquet.” 1859. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-fairies-banquet-john-anster-fitzgerald.html

Vases and other delights in cloisonné enamel by English firm Elkington & Company. Made a lot of silverplate too but I like these best. 1870’s.

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel on gilt metal. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O77665/vase-elkington-co/

Pair of vases with birds. Undated.
Pair of vases with birds. Model #312. Undated. Cloisonné enamel. Albert Auguste Adolphe Wilms, designer for Elkington. Image © 2019 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/woolley-wallis/a-pair-of-elkington-cloisonne-enamel-vases-by-albert-auguste-adolphe-wilms-model-no-312-tapering-c-321152

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel gilt brass. Image © 2019 Sothebys. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/the-art-of-the-table-n09614/lot.257.html

Making the Grand Tour with Edward Lear (1812-1888). Wrote things too.

"Dubrovnik." ca. 1864.
“Dubrovnik.” ca. 1864. Pen and ink, watercolor and body color with gum arabic. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://goldenagepaintings.blogspot.com/2010/11/edward-lear-dubrovnik.html

"A view of the Nile above Aswan." 1873.
“A view of the Nile above Aswan.” 1873. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://biblio.temaretik.com/234430571863607838/on-proslavil-sebya-chepuhoj-edvard-lir/

'Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling." Undated.
‘Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling.” Undated. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/kinchinjunga-from-darjeeling-edward-lear.html

"View of Beirut." ca. 1861.
“View of Beirut.” ca. 1861. Collection of the British government. Image © Art UK. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/view-of-beirut-28673

"Mahabalipooram." 1881.
“Mahabalipooram.” 1881. Collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2017/05/edward-lear-part-20.html

Victorians getting out and hopefully having fun, painted by British artist George Housman Thomas. Living from 1824 to 1868, he also painted many royal weddings and other occasions for Queen Victoria who, judging by the number commissioned, must have loved his work.

"The courtyard in Königsberg Castle after the coronation of Prince Wilhelm as King of Prussia, 18 October 1861."
“The courtyard in Königsberg Castle after the coronation of Prince Wilhelm as King of Prussia, 18 October 1861.” 1860’s. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.wikiwand.com/en/East_Prussia

"The Queen distributing the first Victoria Crosses in Hyde Park, 26th June 1857 ."
“The Queen distributing the first Victoria Crosses in Hyde Park, 26th June 1857 .” The Royal Collection © 2004, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Fair use license. via http://www.memorialsinportsmouth.co.uk/vc/

"The great exhibition at Crystal Palace, with the pageant of St. George and the dragon." 1860's.
“The great exhibition at Crystal Palace, with the pageant of St. George and the dragon.” 1860’s. Circle of George Housman Thomas. In the public domain. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/george-housman-thomas/the-great-exhibition-at-crystal-palace-with-the-z06kXLQ7E4yr-tK6Ibv0TQ2

Designs to up the style of even the dowdiest drawing room even if Queen Alexandra never comes to tea. Plates from Owen Jones “The Grammar of Ornament,” published in London in 1910.

Byzantine number 3. Plate XXX.
Byzantine number 3. Plate XXX. Collection of the University of Wisconsin. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0125&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Egyptian number 7. Plate X.
Egyptian number 7. Plate X. Collection of the University of Wisconsin. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0055&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Moresque number 4. Plate XLII.
Moresque number 4. Plate XLII. Collection of the University of Wisconsin. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0171&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Persian number 2. Plate XLV.
Persian number 2. Plate XLV. Collection of the University of Wisconsin. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0183&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Indian number 5. Plate LIII.
Indian number 5. Plate LIII. Collection of the University of Wisconsin. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0205&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M