Thursday, May 5, 2011

1603 English Pamphlet - Delights for Ladies to adorn their persons, tables, closets and distillaries

17C English portrait of Lady Aston

A white beauty for the face:
The jaw bones of a Hogge or Sow well burnt, beaten and sieved, and after ground upon a serpentine stone is an excellent beauty, being laid on with the oyle of white poppey