Full Dresses, April 1806;“Fig. 1–A loose robe of undressed crape over a dress of white satin, or sarsnet, embroidered all round with silver; the sleeves quite plain and embroidered to correspond with the dress. “Fig. 2–A round dress of fine muslin over white sarsnet. Broad lace let in down the front and round the bottom. The bosom quite plain, trimmed with a quilling of lace, and ornamented with a medallion or brooch. A long silk shawl, the ends embroidered in colours.
258-ROMAN ARCHITECTURE, Residential Buildings: Restored a cut-away section model of an Insula. Many poors and lower middle class Romans lived in crowded, dirty and mostly rental apartments, known as insula. These multi-level apartment blocks were built as high and tightly together as possible. The residents of insula had often a common bath.