Category Archives: 19th Century

China 1897. The dying coolie by Isabella Bird Bishop.

dying, coolie, china, victorian travel, isabella Bird Bishop,

The dying coolie


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Gwitchin. Peoples of Alaska in 1850th.

Gwitchin, Gwich'in, Saviah, Kutchin, Alaska, native indian, Kutcha-Kutchin, dress, costume, traditional, North America,

Saviah, Chief of the Gwitchin (Kutcha-Kutchin)

Gwitchin. Peoples of Alaska in 1850th.

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Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan.

Old court dress, historical, historic, Japan, costume, Kazuma Ogawa, Photographer,

Old court dress.

Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan. Tokyo 1892.

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Costume of Gambia. Voyage to Africa 1823.

Gambia, Africa, Traditional, historical, costumes, Thomas Edward Bowdich

Gambia. Alcade, Senhara, Moorish Muslims

Costume of Gambia.

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Latvia. Lettish people from Lyutsinsky district in 1866.

Latvia, Lettish costumes, Vitebsk, Lyutsinsky, garb, dress, traditional, national costume

Latvia. Lettish people from Lyutsinsky.

Latvia. Lettish people from Lyutsinsky district of Vitebsk Provinces.
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Dorsetshire Yeomanry Cavalry, Queen’s Own

British army, Regiment, cavalry, Yeomanry, uniform, military, england, soldier, Dorset,

The Queen’s Own Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry

The Queen’s Own Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry

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The Border Regiment. British Army 1893.

British Army, Border Regiment, 34th, 55th Foot, UniformsThe Border Regiment (34th & 55th Foot)

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The Tokchim Tarjum. The Forbidden Land, 1898.

Tokchim Tarjum, Journey, Tibet, Costume, Monk,

The Tokchim Tarjum, 1898.

The Tokchim Tarjum, 1898.

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Sarah Bernhardt. French actress

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress,Portrait, Théodora, Victorian fashion

Bernhardt as Théodora (1900) in the drama of the same name by Victorien Sardou

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
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Emma Eames. American opera singer.

Emma Hayden Eames, American opera singer, vocal pedagogue, victorian fashion era

Emma Eames c. 1890

Emma Hayden Eames

Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.

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A peasant bride from Brittany in 1840

Brittany, peasant bride, costume, national, dress, france

Peasant bride from Brittany

Peasant bride from Brittany in 1840

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