What Happened in 1666

  • Johannes Vermeer Paints Mistress and Maid

    The servant's interrogative gaze (detail left) is vivid, while the expression, the crucial expression, of the mistress is more obscure, partly... Read more

  • Great Fire of London

    The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London, from Sunday, 2 September to... Read more