A lady in Tudor times held the kokoshnik-like French hood in place by a ribbon tied under her chin. Anne Boleyn imported this style from the French court, where she obtained her sense of style. As she had beautiful long bl
Elizabeth I Queen of England as Princess attributed to William Scrots.This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning.
Dressing the Tudor Lady Dressing, at least for the upper class was very complicated and often required several ladies in waiting/maids to help dress the women. The lower class was just more 'lets hope this is warm enough for today'
Mutant plant with three flowering stems, each showing terminal peloria (Photo: P.J. Rudall)
Fake - None of these are the result of the Fukushima Disaster. - These are normal conditions called Phyllody, Fasciation and Proliferation. All of these conditions can be triggered by fungal, bacterial, or environmental factors.
Brick Work ‘Community Seat’ is a life-sized, carved brick sofa. Weighing in at approximately 3.5 tonnes and composed of 194 Staffordshire Blue bricks. It has toured the country and has had temporary homes in six locations before finally coming to rest at Broomhill Sculpture Park, North Devon. Carving this behemoth took four weeks, with the hollowing out of each brick taking an additional ten days. The firing process, which was a heavy reduction to 1100°C, took one week (cool to cool) in a…