Category Archives: Sri Lanka

Tamils. Two Malabar Girls.

 Tamils. Kerala. Girls. Malabar. India. costumes.

Two Malabar Girls. Jeunes filles Malaberes.

Tamils. Two Malabar Girls.

Jeunes filles Malaberes.

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Sinhalese women picking coffee.

Sinhalese women. Sri Lanka traditional costumes. Femmes cingalaises

Sinhalese women picking coffee. Femmes cingalaises occupées à éplucher du café.

Sinhalese women picking coffee. Sri Lanka 18th c.

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Sinhalese coolies from Matura, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese coolies. Sri Lanka traditional costumes. Coulis Cingalais.

Sinhalese coolies from Matura of Laymastotte, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese coolies from Matura of Laymastotte, Sri Lanka.

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Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka.

Banyan tree. Colombo. Sri Lanka. banyans. Landscape. Illustration

Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka. Figuier des banyans près de Colombo.

Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka.

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Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895

Corpse incineration, cremation Traditional Sri Lanka, costumes,Ceylon hindu, dresses,national

Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895

Corpse incineration, cremation. Sri Lanka 1895.

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Sinhalese boy from Matura, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese boy. Sri Lanka traditionell costumes. Siniapu. Siniapoo. Jeune Cingalais.

Sinhalese boy from Sri Lanka 1867

Sinhalese boy

From Matura, Sri Lanka.

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Sarong. Sinhalese with Umbrella.

Sinhalese. Traditional sarong. Sri Lanka national costume.

The Sinhalese

Sinhalese in traditional sarong with Umbrella.

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The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

Sinhalese traditional clothing. Queen. Candy, Sri Lanka. Traditional Sari.

The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

The Queen of Candy, Sri Lanka.

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Ceylon. A Female Peasant, 18th century.

Female Peasant. Ceylon, 18th century. Sinhalese Sri Lanka traditional costumes

A Female Peasant of Ceylon.

A Female Peasant of Ceylon, 18th century.

From the book: The Oriental Annual, or Scenes in India. Comprising twenty-five engravings from original drawings by William Daniell, R.A. and a descriptive Account by the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D. London: Published by Edward Bull, Holles Street, Cavendish Square, 1834.

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Traditional, historical dresses.

  1. Tyrolean national costumes 1835.
  2. Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle de Vienne.
  3. Traditional Dutch national costumes.
  4. Traditional French national costumes.
  5. The Switzerland national costumes of 17th – 19th century originals.
  6. Folk dresses from Norway, Dutch, Germany and Hungaria.
  7. Mexico by Carl Nebel 1836.
  8. Costume of the Russian empire by Edward Harding.
  9. Serbian national costumes by Vladimir Kirin.
  10. Historical European costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  11. The Highlanders of Scotland, 1870.
  12. Africa, the landscape and the people 1931.
  13. Historical costumes from Africa, America and Oceania.
  14. Traditional folk costumes of Italy and France in 1821.
  15. The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes 1870-1878.