Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.
The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”). It reflects not only the tensions between the absolutist minded King and the House of Commons, but also the contrasts between Anglicans, Puritans, Presbyterians and Catholics erupted. The war ended with the execution of the King, the temporary abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic in England.
Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century.
Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Almeh Egypt belly dancer. Painted by Charles Bargue (1825-1883) .
French Almée synonymous with belly dancer. Was the name of a class of courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt.
Small black felt hat with a black crown heron. Autumn hat fashion 1915.
Association for the Promotion of German Hat fashion Berlin.
Russian costumes. Tsar, Boyar, Belorussian garb. 17th and 18th Century.
Top row left: Boyar. Tsar. Boyar. Right Boyarina. Boyars. Bottom row left: Princely costume. Summer clothes for women in Torschko. Belorussian woman. Right: Winter garb of women in Torschko. Woman in the dress of Ryazan.
On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.
Mongol Race. Traditional Japan national costumes.
1. Officer of the Taikoon, in Civil Costume. 2. Mendicant Bonze. 3. Bonze of a Superior Order. 4. Military Dress from Original in Kensington Museum. 5.6. Japanese Women. 7. Japanese Soldier. 8. Man of the Lower Classes. 9. Coolie of the Fish Market. 10. Pilgrim.
The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886