How do you take your tea? Served in an elegant parlour, from a flask or during a Japanese ceremony? Since the 1840s, sitting down for a steamy cup of joy has become part of daily life all over the world.
Juvenal's 2000-year-old motto 'A healthy mind in a healthy body' is still valid in today's keep-fit culture. Mental well-being is often connected to regular physical exercise, shown in many varieties here!
The magic lantern was the most popular, creative and versatile instrument for visual communication before cinema. Through projection, the static medium of the photograph acquired new dynamics and a heightened sense of realism.
Paintings of the landscapes and landmarks of Europe showing the variety and beauty of this great continent
Highlights from the collections of the museums and brand archives in Europeana Fashion
Travel through Europe and see these depictions of Don Giovanni / Don Juan
The meaning of celebrity can be stretched to signify ‘fame’ in its absolute form: something that can be either linked to people, but to objects as well.
Art Nouveau posters from the famous art movement. The latter half of the 19th century saw an increase in print media and advertising. Explore more in exhibition Art Nouveau - A Universal Style
Balls were an occasion to meet, chat, have fun and... show off! Browse this gallery to find the finest 19th and 20th century creations and toilettes for balls from Europeana Fashion Collection!
Some musical instruments were works of art in themselves, frequently decorated with, or shaped into, dragons, monsters or other legendary creatures.
From the too big to the too small, fashion is a place where to experiment. Explore fashion design in its most extreme forms and let the eccentric blow your mind.
Celebrate springtime with the most shimmering flowers that you can find in Europeana Fashion archive!
Conquer the space with this astral selection of Europeana Fashion items perfect to reach to the stars!
Vintage photography of scenes and costumes from opera productions and the Kaunas State Theatre, one of the oldest functioning theatres in Lithuania. These photographs come from the collection of Kaunas City Museum.
Follow the rich plot thread of this embroidered selection of pieces from our collection! From the 17th century to the most contemporary designs, enjoy the beauty of embroidery.
Artists' self-portrait's show the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves through time. These portraits show thoughts and feelings about individual artists, their art and the societies in which they lived and worked.
From the traditional to the most cheerful one, have a look at the prints in our Europeana Fashion collection!
Photographs, drawings, paintings and postcards of Europe's grand opera houses, concert halls and theatres.
Discover the many forms and definitions of ‘uniform’ and the intricate relationship fashion establishes with power, representation and identity.