Umbrellas are an ancient invention, going back about 4,000 years. They've been spotted everywhere, from China, India and ancient Mesopotamia to classical Greece and Rome. However, the umbrella or parasol became a gendered item.
Author: Dmitri Gheorgheni
Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale is often referred to as the last of the Pre-Raphaelites, as her style of art generally followed the style of paintings of legendary scenes in vibrant colours that had originated in the 1840s and was made famous by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and several other men.
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