Asia. Historical costumes.


Asia. Costumes. Auguste Wahlen.

Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world by Auguste Wahlen.

Asia costumes by Auguste Wahlen.

Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.


Based on authentic documents and and newer travel. Author: Auguste Wahlen
Engrapher: François Pannemaker Published: Brussels, 1843.

Original Title: Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; Publié par Auguste Wahlen. Chevalier de Plusieurs Orders. Asie. Bruxelles, a la Librairie Historique-Artistique, Rue de Schaerbeek, 12. 1844.

Second Chapter: Asia.


Jewish girl from Sinope in 19th century
Jewish girl from Sinope in 19th century. Sinope was an Asian, Greek coastal town on the Black Sea... Read more
1850 • 19th Century • Asia • Hairstyle • Headdresses • Traditional
Jewish Clothing • Lipperheide
India Raja or Maharajah costume, 19th century.
India Raja or Maharajah costume, 19th century. The Rajah. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste ... Read more
1843 • 19th Century • Asia • India
Auguste Wahlen • Traditional India costumes
Chief Sereedoghee at Rangoon, Burma.
A Chief Sereedoghee at the Court of Amarapoorah, Rangoon, Burma. Source: Journal of a Resid... Read more
Asia • Burma • Traditional
Traditional Myanmar dress
Japanese Flower Seller in traditional costume.
Japanese Flower Seller in traditional costume 1910s. Read more
10s • 20th Century • Asia • Japan • Traditional
Traditional Japanese costume
Assyrian, Babylonian costume history. Mesopotamia.
Content Assyrian and Babylonian culture. Mesopotamia. Costume History. Babylonian and Assyrian d... Read more
Ancient • Asia • Court dress • Headdresses • Middle East • Military • Persia
Ancient Assyrian clothing • Ancient persian clothing • Carl Kohler
Sarong. Sinhalese with Umbrella.
Sinhalese in traditional sarong with Umbrella. The dress of the men, in that bright isle "where... Read more
19th Century • Asia • India • Sri Lanka • Traditional
Ceylon • Pictures of Indian Natives • Traditional Sri Lanka clothing
Wakf property of Daniel. Visit to Sheikh Thae.
Wakf property of Daniel. Sheikh Thae. Visit to Sheikh Thaer, administrator of the Wakf property o... Read more
1884 • 19th Century • Asia • Ottoman Empire • Persia
Architecture • Historical Iranian costumes
India Hindu soldier costume 19th century.
India Hindu soldier costume 19th century. Soldat Hindou. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wa... Read more
19th Century • Asia • India • Military
Auguste Wahlen • India military uniforms

  1. Suisse costumes nationaux
  2. Traditional French national costumes.
  3. Tyrolean national costumes 1835.
  4. Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle de Vienne.
  5. Costumes of Japan and Java.
  6. The Peninsula war. Character, Costume in Portugal and Spain.
  7. Our islands and their people. Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Cuba.
  8. Costumes of all countries by Alexandre Lacauchie 1850s.
  9. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
  10. The costume of Turkey. Ottoman Empire 18th century.
  11. Traditional Dutch national costumes.
  12. The Switzerland national costumes of 17th ‚18th, 19th century originals.
  13. Folk dresses from Norway, Dutch, Germany and Hungaria.
  14. Mexico by Carl Nebel 1836.
  15. Typical pictures of Indian Natives.
  16. The People of India
  17. Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups.
  18. History of the Indian Tribes of North America of the Indian Tribes of North America
  19. Chinese sceneries in 19th century. by Thomas Allom.
  20. Provincial Russia. Costume and Culture.
  21. Costume of the Russian empire by Edward Harding.
  22. Serbian national costumes by Vladimir Kirin.
  23. Historical European costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  24. The Highlanders of Scotland, 1870.
  25. Costumes and scenery of Afghanistan.
  26. Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups.
  27. The dark continent. Africa, the landscape and the people 1931.
  28. Historical costumes from Africa, America and Oceania.
  29. Traditional folk costumes of Italy and France in 1821.
  30. The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes 1870-1878.

List of costume plates:

  • Afghan soldier from Herat. – Afghan d´Herat.
  • Afghan soldier. – Soldat Afghan.
  • Arabian Noble. – Noble Arab.
  • Arabian girl. – Jeune fille Arabe.
  • Inhabitant of Mount Lebanon. Habitant du mont Liban – Habitant du mont Liban.
  • Arab merchant. – Marchant Arabe.
  • Armenian girl. – Jeune fille Arménienne.
  • Armenian merchant. – Marchand Armenian.
  • Noble Burmese woman. – Noble Birmane.
  • Noble Burmese man. – Noble Birmane.
  • Carian. – Karian.
  • Soldier Vietnam (Cohinchinois). – Soldat Cohinchinois.
  • Soldiers of Vietnam (Cochinchinois). – Naturel et Soldat Cochinchinois.
  • Girl from Vietnam. (Cochinchinois). – Jeune fille Cochinchinois.
  • The Emperor of China. – L Empereur de la Chine.
  • Chinese junk. – Jonque chinoise.
  • Chinese luxury junk. – Jonque chinoise.
  • Mandarin Chinese. – Mandarin chinois.
  • Chinese merchant. – Marchant Chinois. Voiture à voilà.
  • Chinese soldier. – Soldat Chinois.
  • Chinese monks. – Bonzes chinois.
  • Chinese lady and her attendant. – Dame Chinoise et sa suivante.
  • Chinese guys. – Types chinois.
  • Circassian. – Circassien.
  • Circassian. Prince of the great Cabarde. – Circassien. Prince de la grande Cabarde.
  • Caucasian Circassien soldier. – Circassien.
  • Prince Imerethien. – Prince Imerethien.
  • Georgian from Megrelia. – Mingrelien.
  • Georgian woman. – Georgienne.
  • Hindustan. Ordinary man. – Indoustan. Homme du peuple.
  • Young Hindu dancer. – Jeune danseur Indou.
  • Devadasi, Jogini. Hindustan. – Bayadere. Indoustan.
  • General of the guards of the Emperor. Delphi. – Général des gardes de l’Empereur. Delphi.
  • Groom in Calcutta. – Groom a Calcuta.
  • Girl of Himalaya Mountains. – Jeune Fille des Monts Himalaya.
  • Hindu playing the Pennak (Tanpura or tambura). – Indou jouant du Pennak.
  • Young Hindu girl from the upper class. – Jeune fille indoue de la haute classe.
  • The Rajah. – Rajah.
  • Sub-officer, Sepoy officer of Cipahys. Hindustan. – Sous-officer de Cipahys. Indoustan.
  • Hindu soldier. – Soldat Hindou.
  • Japanese lady. – Dame Japonaise.
  • Japanese Parasol standard bearer. – Porte étendard et Parasol Japonais.
  • Japanese rider. – Cavalier Japonais.
  • Japanese General. – General Japonais.
  • Japanese nobleman and his valet. – Japonais de condition et son valet.
  • Japanese soldier. – Soldat Japonais.
  • Indigenous Ainu of Japan. – Ainos Japonais.
  • Japanese Fishermen’s family. – Famille de Pêcheurs Japonais.
  • Japanese soldier. – Soldat Japonais.
  • Japanese infantry. Musician. – Infanterie Japonais. Musicien.
  • Japanese in Ceremonial garb. – Japonais en costume de cérémonie.
  • Japanese soldier. – Soldat Japonais.
  • Russia Kalmyk. – Kalmouk.
  • Korean. – Coréen.
  • Kyrgyz. – Kirghiz.
  • Druse woman. Lebanon. – Femme Druse. Liban.
  • Resident of Lile Loo-choo. Ryukyuan Asia. – Habitant de l`Île Lou-Tchou. Asie.
  • Resident of Lahore. – Habitant de Lahore.
  • Persian dervish. – Derviche persan.
  • Persian priest or mullah. – Prêtre Persan ou Mollah.
  • Persia. Man of the People. – Perse. Homme du Peuple.
  • Persian Gunner. – Canonnier Persan.
  • Persian Noble. – Noble Persan. Asia.
  • The Shah of Persia. – Le Schah de Perse.
  • Persian woman. – Femme Persane.
  • Persian lady. – Dame Persane.
  • Russia Eleuthe. – Eleuthe. Asie.
  • Katschines Tartar Family. – Famille Tartare Katschentses.
  • Siamese Thailand. – Siamois.
  • Russia Siberia Chukchi family. – Famille Tschiuktsches.
  • Kamchatka Kamchadal. Asia. – Kamtchadale. Asie.
  • Russia Kamchatka. Types of Kamchadales. – Types des Kamtchadales.
  • Russia Kureck woman. – Kureck.
  • Russia Samoyeds. – Samoyèdes.
  • Russia Yakut. – Yakoute.
  • Russia Yakut woman. – Femme Yakoute.
  • Tartar woman from Tomsk. Asia. – Femme Tartare de Tomsk. Asie.
  • Syria Dura Europus warrior. – Douran.
  • Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines. – Formosan.
  • Tibetan. – Thibetain.
  • Imam from Turkey. – Iman. Turquie.
  • Kurd. – Kurde. Asie.
  • Turkish Mardin. – Turc de Mardin. Asie.
  • Bukhara Usbek. – Bokhara. Usbeks. Asie.