Considerations on the Government of Poland by Jean-Jacques Rousseau « Res Publica

On the eve of the 18th century Augustus II (the Strong) occupied the throne of the Commonwealth. He wasn’t legally elected by the nobility, and his various machinations dragged Poland-Lithuania into wars with Sweden and Russia. via Considerations on the Government of Poland by Jean-Jacques�Rousseau « Res Publica.

Welcome to My Picture Gallery (via Austenette Picture Gallery)

This place is for me to post and sort all the pictures that sit in my computer. They are mostly Regency ones: drawings, illustrations and paintings. I'll be uploading them slowly, whenever I have some time or find something new. I plan to sort them according to what they present, i.e. kinds of activity, fashion,… Continue reading Welcome to My Picture Gallery (via Austenette Picture Gallery)

House 

House

Long, long time ago people used to live in caves. First houses didn’t differ much from barns. The development of buildings to what we know them to be today took centuries of changing styles, new inventions, and attitudes towards life comfort. more at House « British Architecture