Abandoned Victorian Style Greenhouse, Villa Maria, in northern Italy near Lake Como. The exact location of the photo was over the hotel Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo near Lake Como in northern Italy. The Villa Maria has undergone a restoration since
A Treacherous Curse
Victorian Lady Travellers by Dorothy Middleton
The Paperback of the The Lady and the Panda: The True Adventures of the First American Explorer to Bring Back China's Most Exotic Animal by Vicki
A Scandalous Life: The Biography of Jane Digby: A Biography of Jane Digby Mary Lovell's brilliant biography gave me the inspiration for Sebastian's mother
The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Mary Morris, Larry O'Connor
Kindred Nature, Victorian And Edwardian Women Embrace The Living World By Barbara T.
Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope ( 12 March 1776 - 23 June was a British socialite whose 1815 archeological expedition is considered the first modern excavation in the history of Holy Land archeology.
marianne north - victorian painter and botanical explorer
Evening suit Evening suit Place of origin: London (made) Date: ca. 1885 (made) Artist/Maker: Morris & Co. (tailor) Materials and Techniques: Wool barathea, lined with satin and linen, faced with ribbed silk