Category Archives: 1913

French haute couture costumes in 1913. Art deco period fashion.

Maori Poi Dance, New Zealand 1913

Maori, Poi, Dance, Tribal, Tribe, New Zealand, folk costumes, dress, ritual, ancient weapons

Maori Poi Dance, New Zealand 1913

Maori Poi Dance, New Zealand 1913.

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Maori Carvings New Zealand 1913.

Maori Carvings New Zealand. Ornamental art.

Maori Carvings, New Zealand 1913

Maori Carvings New Zealand 1913.

From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.

Maori village New Zealand 1913.

Maori village. Indigenous people. Aotearoa New Zealand costumes

Maori village, New Zealand 1913

Maori village New Zealand.

From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.

Māori Wahine New Zealand with pendent heitiki

Māori, Wahine, costumes, kiwi, feathers, pendent, heitiki, Traditional, New Zealand, dress

Māori Wahine 1913

Māori Wahine, New Zealand 1913.

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The Ducal Haka, Rotorua. New Zealand 1913.

Poi dance, Maori, Māori warriors, piu-pius, battle, New Zealand, Tribal

The Ducal Haka, Rotorua. New Zealand 1913

The Ducal Haka, Rotoroa Island. New Zealand 1913.

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Tattoo Art on Boy from Myanmar.

Tattoo Art. Burma clothing. Myanmar body art. Traditional Myanmar costume

Boy from Burma with tattoo 1900

Tattoo Art on Boy from Burma (Myanmar), West Indies, 1900.

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Maori warrior with Taiaha weapon, New Zealand

New Zealand warrior tribe. indigenous people costume. Taiaha weapons

Maori warrior with taiaha weapon, New Zealand 1913

Maori warrior with Taiaha weapon, New Zealand

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Maori meeting house, New Zealand 1913.

Maori meeting house. Traditional Maori costume. New Zealand folk dress

Maori meeting house New Zealand 1913

Maori meeting house, New Zealand 1913.

From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.

Tattooed Maori 1913, New Zealand.

Maori Warrior Tattoo. New Zealand tribal costumes. Paul Gooding

Tattooed Maori 1913

Tattooed Maori 1913, New Zealand.

From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.

Art nouveau illustration by Hede von Trapp.

Fantasy oriental costume. Art nouveau illustration. Painter Hede von Trapp.

” The Broken String of Beats ” by Hede von Trapp.

” The Broken String of Beats “. Art nouveau illustration by Hede von Trapp 1910s.

Hede von Trapp 1877-1947 was an Austrian poet, painter and graphic artist of the Art Nouveau. The majority of the artistic work of Hede von Trapp consists of literary works. She initially worked exclusively as an author and poet. Her graphic oeuvre is mostly closely thematically related to its literature. Often to play female characters who fight against social conventions, a central role.

Nala and Damayanti. Indian myth and legend.

Damayanti and the Swan. Indian myth and legend. Traditional Indian clothing. Indian epic Mahabharata

Damayanti and the Swan

Nala and Damayanti. Indian myth and legend.

Content
A Noble Prince and Fair Princess — Swan Messengers of Love—A Royal Romance — The Love-sick Maiden — Indra and the Rishis — The Swayamvara—Gods Descend from Heaven—Nala’s Mission—Interview with Damayanti — A Faithful Lover—Gathering of Rajahs—Gods Rejected by Damayanti — The Choice of Nala—Wedding Gifts of the Gods — The Royal Marriage — Kali the Demon—Plot to Ruin Nala.

Once upon a time there reigned in Nishadha (The south-eastern division of Central India.) a great rajah of choicest virtues whose name was Nala. He had great skill in taming steeds; he was a peerless archer, and was devoted to truth. Nala commanded a mighty army: like to the sun was his splendor, and he was exalted over all other kings as is the monarch of the gods. He had withal great piety, and he was deeply read in the Vedas, but he was ever a passionate lover of dice. Many a high-born lady spoke his praises, for he was generous of heart, and self-controlled, and the guardian of law. Indeed, Nala was a very present Manu (An incarnation of Manu, the first lawgiver). Continue reading