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Background imageLife Style Collection: Tower of the Winds in Athens, ancient Greece

Tower of the Winds in Athens, ancient Greece
Tower of the Winds topped by a weathervane of Triton, and with sundials on the outer walls, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Russian boyars, 17th century

Russian boyars, 17th century
Russian boyars, or nobles, during the time of Peter the Great, 1600s-1700s. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Parisian beauty salon, 1800s

Parisian beauty salon, 1800s
Lady in a hair salon in Paris, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Natives gathering food in Florida, 1500s

Natives gathering food in Florida, 1500s
Florida Native Americans gathering crocodiles, fish, and other wild animals and plants, 1591. Hand-colored Debry engraving of a LeMoyne painting

Background imageLife Style Collection: Plowing rice paddies with water buffalo

Plowing rice paddies with water buffalo
Using water buffalo to plow rice paddies in China. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Russian women and a Finn

Russian women and a Finn
Russian women from the Ryazan region (left) and St Petersburg (right), and a Finnish woman (seated). Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Home in ancient Rome

Home in ancient Rome
Roman house, viewed from the atrium through the tablinumin to the peristyle and a garden. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Forum Romanum in ancient Rome

Forum Romanum in ancient Rome
Procession in the Forum Romanum, ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Columbia River fishing camp of Native Americans

Columbia River fishing camp of Native Americans
Native American fishing camp by the Columbia River, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Greek women at their household chores

Greek women at their household chores
Women occupied with sewing, spinning, and other household chores in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Italian immigrants tenement in New York City, 1870s

Italian immigrants tenement in New York City, 1870s
Ragpickers Court on Mulberry Street in the Italian neighborhood, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Meeting the new postmistress, early 1900s

Meeting the new postmistress, early 1900s
Townspeople meeting their new postmistress, about 1905. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 1905 illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: French village wedding procession, 1800s

French village wedding procession, 1800s
Wedding party strolling through the village of Pont-Aven in Brittany, France. Printed halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Couple during the French Revolution

Couple during the French Revolution
Jacobin couple in revolutionary Paris, 1794. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Paris boulevard in the late 19th century

Paris boulevard in the late 19th century
French woman strolling on the Boulevard des Italiens, Paris, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Paris cafe entertainment, late 19th century

Paris cafe entertainment, late 19th century
Concert in a Parisian cafe, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Chinese farmers planting rice

Chinese farmers planting rice
Transplanting and irrigating rice in China. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Balkan people, 1800s

Balkan people, 1800s
People from the Balkan states, a Bulgarian man at right. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Polish women and a Russian couple, 1800s

Polish women and a Russian couple, 1800s
Woman from Jaroslaw, Poland, woman from Tvier, and a couple from Kaluga in Russia. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Russian peasant women with children, 1800s

Russian peasant women with children, 1800s
Russian peasants in winter clothing. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Spanish natives of Leon and Segovia, 1800s

Spanish natives of Leon and Segovia, 1800s
Man from Leon (left) and a couple from Segovia, Spain. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Spanish natives from Alicante and Zamora

Spanish natives from Alicante and Zamora
People of Alicante (left) and Zamora, Spain. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Lumberjacks having dinner, 1800s

Lumberjacks having dinner, 1800s
Dinner in a logging camp in the Northwest, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Canadian farm on the frontier, 1800s

Canadian farm on the frontier, 1800s
Cattle and barns of a Canadian homestead about 1850. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: House interior from the ruins of Pompeii

House interior from the ruins of Pompeii
Home interior in Pompeii, excavated from the ruins. Printed color lithograph

Background imageLife Style Collection: Drinking party in ancient Rome

Drinking party in ancient Rome
Dancing and drinking wine at an orgy in ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Wealthy familys home in ancient Rome

Wealthy familys home in ancient Rome
Well-to-do family consulting their house philosopher in ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Romans dressed in the toga

Romans dressed in the toga. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of Roman statues

Background imageLife Style Collection: Bride in ancient Rome

Bride in ancient Rome
Dressing a Roman bride. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Banquet in ancient Rome

Banquet in ancient Rome
Banquet at a wealthy home in ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Ancient Roman haruspex sacrifice

Ancient Roman haruspex sacrifice
Roman haruspex ceremony, foreseeing the future by viewing the entrails of a sacrificial animal. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Life in Pompeii before the eruption of Vesuvius

Life in Pompeii before the eruption of Vesuvius
Street in Pompeii in the time of the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Baths of Caracalla in ancient Rome

Baths of Caracalla in ancient Rome
Citizens of ancient Rome enjoying the Baths of Caracalla. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Forum in ancient Rome

Forum in ancient Rome
Busy scene in the Roman Forum under the caesars. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: President Arthur fishing on a remote lake

President Arthur fishing on a remote lake
President Chester A. Arthur on a fishing trip, 1884. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Native Americans spearing fish

Native Americans spearing fish
Native Americans fishing from a canoe. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Frrench village on market-day

Frrench village on market-day
Market-day in Pont-Aven, a village in Brittany, France, 1800s. Printed halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Christening in Chile, 1800s

Christening in Chile, 1800s
Children participating in a mass christening at San Jose, Chile, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: French Empire fashions

French Empire fashions
Fashionable Europeans under the French Empire, 1809 to 1812. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Norwegian village funeral, 1800s

Norwegian village funeral, 1800s
Sunday funeral in a Norwegian village, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Russians from the Volga and Mordovia, 1800s

Russians from the Volga and Mordovia, 1800s
People of the Volga region of Russia, including a Mordovian man (left). Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Spanish people from Murcia

Spanish people from Murcia
Natives of Murcia, Spain. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageLife Style Collection: Neighborhood concert in a French-Canadian village, 1900

Neighborhood concert in a French-Canadian village, 1900
French-Canadian villagers enjoying impromtu music, circa 1900. Digitally colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Greek girls playing outdoors

Greek girls playing outdoors
Girls outdoor recreation in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Wedding in ancient Rome

Wedding in ancient Rome
Marriage ceremony taking place in the atrium of a Roman home. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Household servants in ancient Rome

Household servants in ancient Rome
Home and servants of Scipio the Younger, ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: Family life in ancient Athens

Family life in ancient Athens
Morning activities in the peristyle of a familys home in ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illlustration

Background imageLife Style Collection: President Arthur in Newport

President Arthur in Newport
President Chester A. Arthur on vacation in Newport, Rhode Island, 1884. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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