The Mantilla was first a veil worn by Spanish women from the Middle Ages onwards, which covered the head and neck up to the shoulders.
Mexican woman cooking Tortillas. The costumes that we see here come from the villages that are located in the south of Puebla de los Angeles. Carl Nebel 1836.
Tsar Peter I created in 1690, the Imperial Guard, which should first ensure bodyguard as his personal protection.
The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden. Ivan Ilyich Sergiev 1829-1909, also known as the Holy righteous John of Kronstadt, was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox… Read More
Mexican Peoples from Puebla in traditional costumes. Gallery: Voyage pittoresque et archéologique dans la partie la plus intéressante du Mexique by Carl Nebel. Published 1836.
Spring suit of brocaded wool. Le costume moderne. Journal illustré de modes.
The Mexican landowner and his family by Carl Nebel 1834.
The costume depicted here is not exclusively that of the rancheros; every man in town, dress like this when they have to ride a horse or go for a long ride.
Madame la Concierge 19th century.
Shakos of the 19th century. Napoleonic wars (Coalition Wars).