Описание: Join ghost photographer and researcher Tim Scullion on a two-year tour of Colonial Williamsburg, Americas haunted historic city of ghosts. Visit 43 creepy locations where Scullion describes his paranormal odyssey to capture and explain each apparition, a bit of historical and paranormal background of the building it appears in or over, and insights about these ghostly beings that he has learned from careful observation. With more eighteenth-century buildings and homes than any other place in America, Scullion has learned the secret to consistently capturing ghostly apparitions of all kinds on camera. Examine 230 paranormal images that are beautiful, ugly (if not horrifying!), bizarre, and defy explanation. He also provides historic accounts, ghost sightings, and narrative, insights, and introspection for each location. Colonial Williamsburg is a hotspot for ghosts!
Описание: To vists Colonial Williamsburg, the restored former capital of the Britsih Colony of Virginia, is to step back into one of the most important periods of American history. The move for indepedence from Britain during this period was gaining ground amongst American patriots and philosophers, many of whom were connected with the city. The collections of Colonial Williamburg chart the development of hte American artistic taste from the 17th to the nineteenth century. They provide a vital insight into the lives of those connected with Williamsburg, and with ordinary people who lived and worked in America. Looking at 200 of Williamsburg's most significant treasures, much of this book explores key decorative elements via extended commentaries with accompanying illustrations. Each chapter opens with a colour illustration in which treasures are presented in the form of a tableau. The latter provides valuable insights into key decorative elements, definitions of technical terms, and a wealth of background information.
Автор: Thomas K. Bauley Название: Williamsburg A-Z ISBN: 0764336711 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764336713 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2413 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Rediscover Colonial Williamsburg through this tour of the restored capital of 18th century Virginia. Seventy illustrations showcase the buildings, gardens, history, and people of this historic town, in both the days of yesteryear and today. Stroll Duke of Gloucester and Palace streets, visit Market Square and the Williamsburg Inn, and tour historic Jamestown. Covering Abby Aldrich Rockefeller to the Zephyr Lily, this alphabetical journey is a reverent yet whimsical voyage of discovery for residents and tourists alike.
Название: Generation Ink: Williamsburg, Brooklyn ISBN: 0985136804 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780985136802 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2304 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Generation Ink Features 20-Somethings Who Regard Tattoos As Mementos Of Personal Freedom. Photographed In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, It S A Snapshot Of A Moment In Time.
Описание: Captured in this volume in over 700 striking colour photographs are many historically significant musical instruments created by some of the most important and iconic makers of the last 400 years. Six hundred instruments are presented, including keyboards, flutes and whistles, woodwinds, strings, and percussion. Each instrument is described in the text, including unusual characteristics, rarity, number of known instruments by the same maker, historical provenance when known, former ownership, citations of relevant patents, and bibliographic citations with more information and associated photos. Early and historically significant instruments made in Italy, England, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands, the United States, and other parts of Europe are examined. Several world cultures are also represented by instruments. Indexes by maker, city, and country are provided for easy reference.
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