Category Archives: 1828

B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy from India 1830s.

Rudolph Ackermann, Asiatic, costumes, B,hugtee,a, Dancing Boy, India,
B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy.

B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy.

THE dress of the Asiatics is at all times effeminate; and when boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, except the turban, to distinguish them from the other sex.

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Inhabitants of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land.

Tasmania, Inhabitants, Van Diemens Land. costumes. Tribes. Indigenous people.

Inhabitants of Tasmania.

Tasmania, Inhabitants, Van Diemens Land. costumes

Inhabitants of Tasmania

Inhabitants of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land.

It is estimated that upon arrival of the British in 1803 about 3,000 to 5,000 aborigines lived in Tasmania. They were completely wiped out until 1865 by the British, the native languages have become extinct with them. However, still several thousand descendants live in mixed relations of Europeans with indigenous people.

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