Tag Archives: Living Races of Mankind

A Shahaptian chief in ceremonial costume.

Traditional Sahaptin costume. Shahaptian chief ceremonial dress. Native American tribe clothing headdress

Shahaptian chief

A Shahaptian chief in ceremonial costume.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

South African medicine man costume.

South African medicine man costume. Traditional Africa clothing

Medicine man from South Africa

South African medicine man costume.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

Three Swiss girls in traditional costumes

Switzerland traditional costumes. Swiss folk dresses. Dirndl clothing

Swiss girls

Three Swiss girls in traditional costumes.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

A Syrian girl in traditional dress at a spring.

Syrian girl. Syria traditional dress. Traditional Arabian clothing. Arab girl costume

Girl from Syria

A Syrian girl in traditional dress at a spring in 1902.

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Indoor costume. Constantinople 1902. Turkish woman.

Traditional Turkish woman. indoor costume. Constantinople. Ottoman empire dress

Turkish girl in indoor dress

A Turkish woman with indoor costume from Constantinople, 1902.

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Arabian woman. Traditional clothing and jewelry.

Arabian woman. Traditional Arabian costume. Arab woman clothing and jewelry.

Arab woman

An Arabian woman in traditional clothing and jewelry.

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A Bedouin sheikh wearing burnoose.

Bedouin sheikh burnoos, burnouse.  Traditional Arab costume.

Bedouin sheikh in burnoose

A Bedouin sheikh wearing burnoose.

An excellent example of the dark Caneasian type.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

The Taotai. Chinese Governor of Kashgar.

Traditional Chinese Governor costume. The Taotai of Kashgar. Ancient Chinese soldier.

Taotai of Kashgar

Chinese Governor of Kashgar. The Taotai of Kashgar.

A Chinese provincial Governor seated in front of his felt tent, accompanied by a soldier of his suite. Photograph by Prince Alexander Gagarine 1900.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

A Ressaldar of the 16th Bengal cavalry

Indian Ressaldar military costume. India Bengal Captain dress of cavalry.

Indian Ressaldar of Bengal. Captain of cavalry.

A Ressaldar of the 16th Bengal cavalry.

The native captain of an Indian cavalry regiment.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

Tattooed Japanese man.

Japanese full body tattoo. Traditional Japan Tattoos

Japanese with full body tattoo

An elaborately Tattooed Japanese man.

Tattooing of this complex and highly coloured type was at one time not uncommon in Japan.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.