Lady Laverys sitting room
A corner of a room belonging to Hazel, Lady Lavery, wife of the society portrait painter, Sir John Lavery. Hazel was strongly connected with Ireland and the room showing her interest in Irish industries. The table cloth pictured is of Old Bleach Linen.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
1930, 1930s, 30s, Aug16, Cloth, Corner, Hazel, Industries, Interior, Interiors, Ireland, Irish, Lady, Lavery, Linen, Room, Rooms, Sitting, Society, Table, Thirties
French Wagons-Lit poster
Poster advertising the French National Railways Wagon-Lits (sleeper train) service to Switzerland, Italy and the Cote d'Azur and giving us a fascinating glimpse at the typical interior of a cabin in second class complete with beds, vanity cabinet and lovely wooden art deco finishes
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Onslow Auctions Limited
1925, 20s, Age, Art, Beds, Bunk, Cabin, Cabins, Class, Comfort, Comfortable, Compartment, Deco, Europe, European, French, Golden, Historical, History, Interior, Interiors, Journey, Lit, Luxury, National, Over Night, Poster, Posters, Rail, Railway, Railways, Sleeper, Train, Trains, Travel, Traveller, Twenties, Wagons
SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). The Theory of Moral
"SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). "The Theory of Moral Sentiments". Half-title with portrait of the author. Published in 1809. Engraving. SPAIN. Barcelona. Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia)."
© Mary Evans/P. Rotger/Iberfoto
Adam, Author, Barcelona, Biblioteca, Catalonia, Catalunya, Color, Colour, De, Engraving, Half, Interior, Interiors, Library, Moral, National, Published, Sentiments, Smith, Spain, Theory, Title, Up Right, Vertical