Archimedes of Syracuse. Mathematician of antiquity.

Archimedes, Syracuse, Greek clothing, mathematician, physicist, engineer, Antique

Archimedes of Syracuse 287-212 BC

Archimedes of Syracuse

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Kirghiz Sultan Beck and family. Kazakhstan.

Kirghiz Sultan, Kazakhstan clothing, Sultan Beck, Thomas Witlam Atkinson

Sultan Beck and family, trained hunting-hawk and camels.

Kirghiz Sultan Beck and family. Kazakhstan.

Sultan Beck and family, trained hunting-hawk and camels.

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Création Chanel. Dress worn by Princess Dimitri.

Chanel, Dress, haute couture, vintage, art-deco

Création Chanel 1932. Dress for afternoon-evening.

Création Chanel 1932

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Robe à la Diane. 18ème siècle la mode rococo.

Robe Diane, Rococo gown, 18th century fashion, costue

Jolie Femme vêtu d’une Robe d’un nouveau gout dit à la Diane.

Robe à la Diane.

18ème siècle la mode rococo.

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Zulu group with weapons. South Africa 1876.

Zulu group, Tribe, South Africa, clothing, dress, traditional, historic, photography

Zulu people. South Africa.

Zulu group. South Africa, 1876.

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Russian embroidery patterns of 19th century.

Russian embroidery, patterns, 19th century

Russian embroidery

Russian embroidery patterns of 19th century.

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Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo. Japan.

Buddhist Priest. Costumes. Okinawa Japan. Priest. Gentleman. Loo choo.

Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.

Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.

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The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times.

Merovingian. Historical atlas. Frankish dominions. French History, Middle ages Map

The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times (486-768).

The Frankish dominions in Merovingian times (486-768).

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Seppuku, Hara Kiri. Ritualized suicide. Japan.

Suicide. Japan, Seppuku. Samurai, Tycoon. Hara Kiri. Costumes. traditional. 切腹, 腹切り,

The Tycoon’s messengers’s reading the sentence.

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Clovis. The Merovingian Dynasty.

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Clovis, Merovingian King, Franks, Salian, French history, Rex

Clovis I. (466-511) also Chlodowech Latin: Chlodovechus; Frankish: Hlōdowig; German: Chlodwig I.; French and English: Clovis; was a Franconian king or rex from the Merovingian dynasty.

CLOVIS I. KING OF THE FRANKS.

Baptism, King Clovis, Merovingian, middle ages

Baptême du fort Roi Clovis. Fragment d’une des Toiles peintes (XVe Siècle) de la ville de Reims. Baptism of King Clovis. Fragment of one of the Tapestries (15th Century) of the town of Rheims.

FOR the preservation of this statue, and the one supposed to represent Clotilda the queen of Clovis, we are indebted to the zeal of Alexandre Lenoir, who placed them in his museum of national antiquities. They formerly stood, with four others, at the portal of the ancient church of Notre Dame at Corbeil, a town about twenty miles to the south-east of Paris. But their companions perished with the church they embellished, and these figures, the only remains of its former magnificence, have been transferred from the museum to be placed at the entrance to the vaults of the magnificent church of St. Denis, the resting place of the long line of sovereigns of whose power Clovis laid the foundation.

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Okinawa, Japan. Loo Choo Chief and his Two Sons.

Okinawa, Japan. Loo Choo Chief. Historical Asian costumes.

Loo Choo Chief and his Two Sons.

Okinawa, Japan. Loo Choo Chief and his Two Sons.

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