Category Archives: 20th Century

Olunchun woman hunter under Chinese Communism 1950s.

Olunchun ethnic group. hunts woman. Mongolia costumes. Chinese propaganda picture. Olunchun Autonomous Banner

Olunchun hunts woman 1950s

Olunchun woman hunter under Chinese Communism 1950s.

Chinese propaganda at the time of Mao Tse Tung.

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Russian Pilgrims in the Desert 1920s

Russian Pilgrims. Landscape. Palestine, Arabia, Syria. Photogravure.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert 1920s.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai.

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Mongolia school boy under Chinese Communism 1950s.

Mongolia school boy costume. China Communism. Propaganda.

Mongolia school boy

Mongolia school boy under Communism in 1950s.

Chinese propaganda at the time of Mao Tse Tung.

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Costumes Aladin by Germaine Lecomte 1929.

Germaine Lecomte. Fashion designer. Art deco costumes. Flapper fashion

Costumes Aladin by Germaine Lecomte 1929.

Costumes Aladin by Germaine Lecomte 1929.

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Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite 1923.

Mohamed El Habib Pacha Bey. Tunesian ruler. Dynasty of Husseinites

Mohamed Habib el-Bey 1858 – 1929

Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite. Tunesia.

Habib Bey, Frenchified name of Mohamed Habib el-Bey, born August 13, 1858 in Bardo and died February 11, 1929 in Carthage, was Bey (Governor) of Tunis from the Dynasty of Husseinites from 1922 until his death.

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Chic manteau de velours noir by Germaine Lecomte.

Chic manteau. Germaine Lecomte. Flapper fashion. Art deco costumes.

Costumes by Germaine Lecomte. September 1929

Chic manteau de velours noir by Germaine Lecomte.

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Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth. The Glasgow Girls.

Ann Macbeth. The Glasgow Girls. Glasgow School of Art. modernist art. Needlework.

Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth.

Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth. Art nouveau c. 1901.

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Fantasy costume of Dione by Léon Bakst

Art deco costume design. Léon Bakst. Mother of Venus

Fantasy costume design of the mother of Venus, by Léon Bakst.

Fantasy costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst

‘Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914. 

Dione is in Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she is equated with Venus. Or Dione (Greek Διώνη) is in Greek mythology, the daughter of Atlas and the wife of Tantalus, thus the mother of Broteas, Pelops and Niobe.

Art deco, Art nouveau fashion era.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet by Léon Bakst.

Fakir costume. Russian ballet. Fantasie costume designs. Leon Bakst.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” By Léon Bakst. 1914. Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst.

Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Art deco, Art Nouveau era

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Art Deco design. Embroidered Fan. Lilian Archer

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Executed by Alice Archer. Owned by Mrs. Drinkwater. Art deco, Art Nouveau era.

Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes in 1910.

flower sellers. Tunisian traditional clothing. Arab costumes

Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes.

Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes in 1910.