Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants
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Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants

By James H. Head
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  • HOME PASTIMES;
    • OR
  • TABLEAUX VIVANTS.
    • BY
    • J. H. HEAD.
      • Contents
      • TO
    • Contents
    • TO
    • SAMUEL P. LONG, Esq.,
      • AS AN HUMBLE TRIBUTE OF ADMIRATION FOR HIS ARTISTIC AND LITERARY USEFULNESS,
      • AND TO THOSE FRIENDS WHO HAVE PARTICIPATED WITH ME IN MANY OF THESE SCENES,
    • AS AN HUMBLE TRIBUTE OF ADMIRATION FOR HIS ARTISTIC AND LITERARY USEFULNESS,
    • AND TO THOSE FRIENDS WHO HAVE PARTICIPATED WITH ME IN MANY OF THESE SCENES,
    • This Work
      • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,
    • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • The Tableau Vivant.
    • THE WREATH OF BEAUTY.
      • Ten Female Figures.
    • Ten Female Figures.
    • THE MARBLE MAIDEN.
      • Three Female and Eleven Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Eleven Male Figures.
    • VENUS RISING FROM THE SEA.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • RECEPTION OF QUEEN VICTORIA AT CHERBOURG.
      • Ten Female and Twenty Male Figures.
    • Ten Female and Twenty Male Figures.
    • SCENE FROM THE OPERA OF "SAPPHO."
      • Eleven Female and Ten Male Figures.
    • Eleven Female and Ten Male Figures.
    • FLORA AND THE FAIRIES.
      • Eight Female Figures.
    • Eight Female Figures.
    • THE SPECTRE BRIDE.
      • Twelve Female and Twelve Male Figures.
    • Twelve Female and Twelve Male Figures.
    • MUSIC, PAINTING, AND SCULPTURE.
      • Three Female Figures.
    • Three Female Figures.
    • BUST OF PROSERPINE.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • NAPOLEON AND HIS OLD GUARD AT WATERLOO.
      • Forty Male Figures.
    • Forty Male Figures.
    • THE DANCING GIRL IN REPOSE.
      • Three Female Figures.
    • Three Female Figures.
    • WASHINGTON'S ENTRANCE INTO PORTSMOUTH.
      • Ten Female and Thirty-two Male Figures.
    • Ten Female and Thirty-two Male Figures.
    • FAME.
      • Three Female and Nine Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Nine Male Figures.
    • FAITH.
      • Seven Female Figures.
    • Seven Female Figures.
    • SPIRIT OF RELIGION.
      • Six Female and Three Male Figures.
    • Six Female and Three Male Figures.
    • THE POET AND THE GODDESS OF POETRY.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • DEATH OF EDITH.
      • Three Female and Two Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Two Male Figures.
    • ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • HIAWATHA AND HIS BRIDE'S ARRIVAL HOME.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • DAVID PLAYING BEFORE SAUL.
      • Six Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Six Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • LIBERTY.
      • Seven Female and Six Male Figures.
    • Seven Female and Six Male Figures.
    • PAGANISM AND CHRISTIANITY.
      • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • SECOND SCENE OF PAGANISM AND CHRISTIANITY.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • THE FAIRIES' DANCE.
      • Ten Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Ten Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • BUST OF PRAYER.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • MORNING WELCOMED BY THE STARS.
      • Twenty-one Female Figures.
    • Twenty-one Female Figures.
    • THE STATUE VASE.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • SPIRIT OF CHIVALRY.
      • Nine Male and Five Female Figures.
    • Nine Male and Five Female Figures.
    • HAIDEE AND DON JUAN IN THE CAVE.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • POVERTY.
      • Three Female and Two Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Two Male Figures.
    • DEATH OF MINNEHAHA.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • THE MOTHER'S LAST PRAYER.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • LOUIS XVI. AND HIS FAMILY.
      • Three Female and Four Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Four Male Figures.
    • DRESSING THE BRIDE.
      • Three Female Figures.
    • Three Female Figures.
    • HOPE, FAITH, CHARITY, AND LOVE.
      • Hope.
      • Faith.
      • Charity.
      • Love.
      • Four Female Figures.
    • Hope.
    • Faith.
    • Charity.
    • Love.
    • Four Female Figures.
    • THE DEATH OF GENERAL WARREN.
      • Twenty-five Male Figures.
    • Twenty-five Male Figures.
    • PORTRAIT OF PRINCE ALBERT.
      • One Male Figure.
    • One Male Figure.
    • THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON.
      • Four Male Figures.
    • Four Male Figures.
    • SINGLE BLESSEDNESS.
      • One Male Figure.
    • One Male Figure.
    • MARRIAGE BLISS.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • THE SLEEPING MAIDEN.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • NIGHT AND DAY.
      • Two Female Figures.
    • Two Female Figures.
    • THE FIREMEN IN REPOSE.
      • Ten Male Figures.
    • Ten Male Figures.
    • THE ALARM.
      • Twelve Male Figures.
    • Twelve Male Figures.
    • AT THE FIRE.
      • One Female and Thirteen Male Figures.
    • One Female and Thirteen Male Figures.
    • ETHAN ALLEN AT TICONDEROGA.
      • One Female and Eleven Male Figures.
    • One Female and Eleven Male Figures.
    • THE GYPSY FORTUNE TELLER.
      • Two Female Figures.
    • Two Female Figures.
    • PEACE.
      • Eight Male and Twelve Female Figures.
    • Eight Male and Twelve Female Figures.
    • WAR.
      • Twenty Male and Six Female Figures.
    • Twenty Male and Six Female Figures.
    • THE RESCUE.
      • One Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • One Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • SOLOMON'S JUDGMENT.
      • Three Male and Two Female Figures.
    • Three Male and Two Female Figures.
    • THE BRIDAL PRAYER.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • THE GUITAR LESSON.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • ROGER WILLIAMS PREACHING TO THE INDIANS.
      • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • CROSSING THE LINE.
      • Ten Male Figures.
    • Ten Male Figures.
    • THE WEDDING.
      • One Female and Two Male Figures.
    • One Female and Two Male Figures.
    • HIAWATHA SAILING.
      • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • THE VILLAGE STILE.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE IN THE CRIMEA.
      • One Female and Three Male Figures.
    • One Female and Three Male Figures.
    • THE FIREMAN'S STATUE.
      • One Male and Six Female Figures.
    • One Male and Six Female Figures.
    • JOAN OF ARC AT THE SIEGE OF ORLEANS.
      • One Female and Thirty Male Figures.
    • One Female and Thirty Male Figures.
    • THE PARTING.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • HAGAR AND ISHMAEL IN THE WILDERNESS.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • THE FIGHT FOR THE STANDARD.
      • Twelve Male Figures.
    • Twelve Male Figures.
    • JONATHAN'S VISIT TO HIS CITY COUSINS.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • THE THREE GRACES.
      • Three Female Figures.
    • Three Female Figures.
    • THE GUARDIAN ANGEL.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • THE PYRAMID OF BEAUTY.
      • Fifteen Female Figures.
    • Fifteen Female Figures.
    • CORONATION OF QUEEN VICTORIA.
      • Twenty Male and Ten Female Figures.
    • Twenty Male and Ten Female Figures.
    • THE BRIGANDS.
      • One Female and Five Male Figures.
    • One Female and Five Male Figures.
    • DEATH OF SIR JOHN MOORE.
      • Twenty Male Figures.
    • Twenty Male Figures.
    • THE FIREMAN'S RESCUE.
      • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • CATHARINE DOUGLASS BARRING THE DOOR WITH HER ARM.
      • One Female and Six Male Figures.
    • One Female and Six Male Figures.
    • THE MASQUERADE BALL.
      • Ten Female and Twelve Male Figures.
    • Ten Female and Twelve Male Figures.
    • IRISH COURTSHIP.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • THE FAIRIES' OFFERING TO THE QUEEN OF MAY.
      • Twenty Female Figures.
    • Twenty Female Figures.
    • BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST.
      • Seven Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Seven Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • THE VALENTINE.
      • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Two Male Figures.
    • THE FAIRIES' RAINBOW BRIDGE.
      • Three Male Figures.
    • Three Male Figures.
    • LITTLE EVA AND UNCLE TOM.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • LOVE TRIUMPHANT.
      • One Female and Two Male Figures.
    • One Female and Two Male Figures.
    • THE BANDITTI.
      • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Eight Male Figures.
    • PORTRAIT OF LOUIS NAPOLEON.
      • One Male Figure.
    • One Male Figure.
    • THE RETURN FROM THE VINTAGE.
      • One Female and Four Male Figures.
    • One Female and Four Male Figures.
    • LOVERS GOING TO THE WELL.
      • One Male and One Female Figure.
    • One Male and One Female Figure.
    • THE ITALIAN FLOWER VASE.
      • Three Female Figures.
    • Three Female Figures.
    • PORTRAIT OF THE MADONNA.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • THE SHOEMAKER IN LOVE.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD AFTER THE BATTLE OF CULLODEN.
      • One Female and Six Male Figures.
    • One Female and Six Male Figures.
    • THE FLOWER GIRL.
      • Flowers.
      • One Female Figure.
    • Flowers.
    • One Female Figure.
    • PRESENTATION OF FIREMAN'S TRUMPET.
      • Eleven Male and Eleven Female Figures.
    • Eleven Male and Eleven Female Figures.
    • THE PAINTER'S STUDIO.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • PORTRAIT OF GABRIELLE.
      • One Female Figure.
    • One Female Figure.
    • THE ELOPEMENT.
      • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • One Male and Two Female Figures.
    • FIREMAN'S COAT OF ARMS.
      • Two Female Figures.
    • Two Female Figures.
    • THE SOLDIER'S FAREWELL.
      • Three Female and Three Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Three Male Figures.
    • IKE PARTINGTON'S GHOST.
      • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • One Female and One Male Figure.
    • THE PEASANT FAMILY IN REPOSE.
      • Two Female and Three Male Figures.
    • Two Female and Three Male Figures.
    • THE SOLDIER'S RETURN.
      • Three Female and Four Male Figures.
    • Three Female and Four Male Figures.
  • NOTES AND EXPLANATIONS.
    • FOR PREPARING A BRILLIANT RED FIRE.
      • GREEN FIRE.
      • PURPLE FIRE.
      • WHITISH-BLUE FIRE.
      • YELLOW FIRE.
      • COLORED LIGHTS.
      • TO PRODUCE A MISTY OR VANISHING APPEARANCE TO A TABLEAU.
      • TO PRODUCE SOUNDS LIKE FALLING RAIN.
      • TO PRODUCE SOUNDS LIKE DISTANT FIRING OF ARTILLERY.
      • TO PRODUCE SOUND TO RESEMBLE THUNDER.
      • TO IMITATE THE FIRE ALARM BELL.
      • DISTANT FIRING OF MUSKETRY.
      • MAGIC LIGHTNING.
      • TO STAIN THE FLESH A COPPER COLOR.
      • TO MAKE WRINKLES.
      • FLESH WOUNDS, &c.
      • THEATRICAL INCANTATIONS.
      • LIGHTS AND SHADES.
    • GREEN FIRE.
    • PURPLE FIRE.
    • WHITISH-BLUE FIRE.
    • YELLOW FIRE.
    • COLORED LIGHTS.
    • TO PRODUCE A MISTY OR VANISHING APPEARANCE TO A TABLEAU.
    • TO PRODUCE SOUNDS LIKE FALLING RAIN.
    • TO PRODUCE SOUNDS LIKE DISTANT FIRING OF ARTILLERY.
    • TO PRODUCE SOUND TO RESEMBLE THUNDER.
    • TO IMITATE THE FIRE ALARM BELL.
    • DISTANT FIRING OF MUSKETRY.
    • MAGIC LIGHTNING.
    • TO STAIN THE FLESH A COPPER COLOR.
    • TO MAKE WRINKLES.
    • FLESH WOUNDS, &c.
    • THEATRICAL INCANTATIONS.
    • LIGHTS AND SHADES.
    • ART RECREATIONS:
      • BEING
      • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO
        • BY
      • BY
      • MADAME L.B. URBINO, PROF. HENRY DAY, AND OTHERS.
      • WITH VALUABLE RECEIPTS FOR PREPARING MATERIALS.
    • BEING
    • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO
      • BY
    • BY
    • MADAME L.B. URBINO, PROF. HENRY DAY, AND OTHERS.
    • WITH VALUABLE RECEIPTS FOR PREPARING MATERIALS.
    • Splendidly Illustrated.
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