Traditional Persian woman. 19th century. Femme Persane. Noble Persan.
Group of Samurais. Groupe de Samourais. Japan 1895. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages
Scrubbing Day. Le Jour du récurage. Japan 1895. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages
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Persian priest or mullah in 1840.
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Japanese children. Groupe d’enfants, 1895. Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, L. Boulanger 1895.
Our engraving represents an early stage of the latter-the cleaning the cotton-wool, before it passes into the hands of the spinner.
Cotton spinner. Fileuse de coton. Japan 1895. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages.
Preparation of a rice field. Préparation d’une Riziere au Japon., 1857. Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyages.
Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes. African people from Bahia Brazil in 1840.
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