Opium smocking in Shanghai 1899.

Opium, smocking, Shanghai, China,

Opium Smocking

Opium smocking in Shanghai 1899.

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Agnès-Drecoll. Robe d’après-midi en crêpe de Chine noir.

Agnès-Drecoll, Art Deco, fashion history, costume, haute couture, France

Robe d’après-midi en crêpe de Chine noir, 1932.

Agnès-Drecoll.
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The European Grand Prix at the Circuit de Lyon 1924

Grand Prix, Georges Dœuillet, Jeanne Lanvin, Jean Patou, Premet, Art deco, Fashion history, 1920s, costumes

From left to right: Jeanne Lanvin, Jean Patou, Premet, Jeanne Lanvin, Premet, Jean Patou, Georges Dœuillet, Jeanne Lanvin, Premet

Le Grand Prix D’Europe au Circuit de Lyon.

The European Grand Prix at the Circuit de Lyon 1924
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Peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk.

Peasant girl, russia, Arkhangelsk, traditional costume, Fashion history,

Peasant girl of the village of Kieg island.

Russian peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk.

Russia 1899
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Usagara. Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor.

witch doctor, Africa, tribe, Chief, Tanzania, Usagara, Mamboya,

Usagara, Tanzania

Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor.

Usagara, Tanzania

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Zulu Warrior. Zulu-Kraal. South Africa 1899.

zulu, warrior, soldier, tribe, tribal, native, africaZulu Warrior and Kraal. South Africa 1899.

Wedding dance, ornaments utensils, interior hut.

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Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

Ali Baba, Walter Crane, Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Myths, illustrator, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts MovementAli Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.

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THE GRAND SEIGNEUR. The Turkish Sultan in 1749.

Abdülhamid I, Turkish Sultan, Ottoman Empire, Costume history, Grand Seignior

Abdülhamid I. Habit of the Grand Seignior in 1749. Le Grand Seigneur.

THE GRAND SEIGNEUR,
taken from VIEN’S CARAVANNE, a book which represents the Dresses in a Turkish Masquerade given by the Pensioners of the French Academy at Rome, in the Year 1748.

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Women from Aden, Somalia 1885.

 Aden, Somalia, Arabian woman, Africa, Costume history, Fashion History

Historic women costumes from Aden

Women from Aden, Somalia 1885.

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Marquis Dufferin Ava with Armenian refugees.

Armenian refugees, Armenia, History, massacres, Ottoman Empire

Armenian refugees with Marquis Dufferin Ava

Marquis Dufferin Ava with Armenian refugees at the hospital at Varna, Bulgaria 1896.

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Honorable Artillery Company of London

Honorable Artillery Company, British army, Regiment, cavalry, uniform, military, england, soldier, costumes, Richard Simkin, Army and Navy Gazette

Honorable Artillery Company of London

Honorable Artillery Company of London
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