Dance of the whirling Dervishes
Dance of the whirling Dervishes of Mawlawi Tawagozi. Sufi Dervishes in tall hats dance in a circle to accompaniment by musicians on drums, psaltery and sistrum. Ballo dei Dervisch Mewlewi. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Nasi after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World, Il Costume Antico e Modern o Story, Florence, 1842. Copied from Ignace Mouradgea d'Ohsson's Tableau General de L'Empire Othoman, Paris, 1790
Britains first veteran car museum
An article in The Illustrated London News, reporting on Britain's first veteran car museum, owned by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. Exhibits include an 1898 Daimler Tourer, an 1895 Leon Bollee Tri-car, and a 1898 Benz, as well as the original silver Rolls Royce mascot the spirit of Ecstasy, and the Montagu motor car trophy. Lord Montagu is pictured waving from in his 1903 de Dion Bouton estate car, still in use as an estate car.
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