Abyssinia was located where Ethiopia is today.
A woman stands in several layers of clothing. The dress usually included a cloak, an overdress, an under-dress,…
Woman demonstrating the standing position.
A well dressed woman shooting a bow.
A woman beating her fur with a rubber hose.
This is a drawing of a lady in bed. She is sitting upright in her bed, with hat boxes, a hat, and undergarments…
When binding books they are "sewed on a frame, each sheet being attached by a thread to cords across…
Higgledy Piggledy, my black hen; She lays eggs for gentlmen; Sometimes nine, and sometimes ten. Higgledy…
Margaret de Camoys, 1310
Margaret Lady Cobham, 1385. Cobham, Kent.
Dame Margaret Chute, 1614. Mardon, Herefordshire.
A brush broom used for sprinkling baking-powder.
In the early developments of the races of mankind often groups were named based on common characteristics.…
The Wife of Bath from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.
The Second Nun from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.
The Prioress from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Illustrated by Agnus MacDonall.
"From the ruins in the Villa Strozzi, on the Appian Road. Height 7 feet, 10 inches." — Chambers,…
This image depicts a woman catching live sardines in San Sebastian, Spain.
A lady dressed in fifteenth century fashion.
This is an illustration of the fairy tale of Cinderella by artist H. Granville Fell.
Actress Miss Kate Claxton and the chivalrous press after repeated fires.
A colonial woman attempting to listen through a door.
An illustration of a female contortionist.
A woman cooking
A mother made ham sandwiches, each tied with a narrow blue ribbon.
An illustration of an English countrywoman.
A woman standing by a creek in what appears to be springtime.
Daffy Down Dilly, a nursery rhyme.
A woman in a long white robe clutches a dagger, or perhaps a cross. She stands by large windows.
Dame Trot and her cat
A scene from the story, "The Darning Needle."
This woman is shown wearing a late 19th century decorative dress that is designed with a scrolling leaf…
This is a woman with a dog. She is walking with her dog on a leash, wearing a long dress and long scarf.
A young woman stands in the doorway holding her knitting tools.
"The Duchess of Newcastle."
An illustration of an elderly woman in a ornate Victorian era dress.
A woman wearing an evening gown standing properly.
Woman touching toes.
This is a drawing of a lady holing fabric.
A picture of a woman with a fancy hat, originally drawn by a 16 year old girl.
An illustration of a adult female farm hand transporting grain on her head.
Female costume, from the time of Elizabeth I
Female costume, from the time of James I
An illustration of an African American slave who works as a field hand.
Princess Fiorimonde is a fairy tale about a princess who received many suitors that vanished when they…
This picture is of a young woman arranging flowers.
A woman using a fondue pot to make chocolate covered nuts.
A female depiction of Fortune with many iconic symbols, such as the rudder, the cornucopia, and ears…
A backwoods girl
Girl reading a book
A young woman drawn for a skin care advertisement.
God save the President.
A girl surrounded by a flock of geese with the nursery rhyme "The Goose Girl".
An image of a woman graduating from university.
A grandmother sitting in a chair.
An old grandmother showing delight.