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A tile facade incorporating portrait panels of Emperor Dorca the Just. Honoured for uniting Barrayar from the dark ages of warring fiefdoms Emperor Dorca features often in public art and as a means of showing Barrayaran patriotism. This is another fine example of the tiling decoration on house facades in the University District of Vorbarr Sultana. Countess Olivia Vorrutyer's marvellous book about the old houses of Vorbarr Sultana highlights these pretty homes

North of Mao-chou [Title from label in photograph album.] Alternate Title: Three men carrying loads of tea Item Identifier: O-342 (photograph) Work Type: photographs Creator: Wilson, Ernest Henry (1876-1930), United States, England, photographer Date: 1910-08-31 http://via.lib.harvard.edu:80/via/deliver/deepLinkItem?recordId=olvwork293682=ARB.JPLIB:678457

Vic Shaw’s “Resort”…one of the many infamous houses of ill-repute in the Levee District, Chicago, turn of the 20th century…If you've read "Sin and the Second City"...

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