Pearl has a German bisque head with black hair in cascading curls and brown eyes. Her walking dress comes from a specific Godey's Lady Book design that was published in February of 1869. She wears an overdress with an asymmetrical hem of black silk metal thread with black braid trim over a red velvet skirt with a bottom ruffle. These are both worn over one of the last hoops, which tended to be flattened in the front and extended in the back, producing a slight train. Her shepherdess-style bonnet is trimmed with a black chantilly lace veil, black metallic cloth,...
Created by: Gray, Ruth Lewelling
The Neo-Classicism of the 18th century was part of an Enlightenment emphasizing reason over superstition, science over religion, and the building of new societal structures based on law. Drawing from Greek democracy and Roman republicanism, the movement tried to recover and inculcate the ethical and political ideals of the classical age. But this adherence to law and reason brought about its own revolution against restraint, and Romanticism, which emphasized the self-expression of the individual, was born. One of the leaders of this movement was English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 1822). Descended from wealthy aristocrats, Shelley was in the...
Created by: Nadorp, Franz
Photograph of Frederic Remington (autographed) "To my old shipmate -Dr. Crandell, Frederic Remington." Picture size: 5 3/4 x 7 3/4. Frame size: 11 1/8 x 13 1/8 High/