He is reduced to the profession of clerk, and possesses the secret of many households, the thread of many loves, and the secret of many infidelities
Illustrations of ancient Mexican feather head-dresses and of the mode of wearing them taken from native Manuscripts.
Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola who became famous as a soldier, was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Mexique No.15, AMÉRIQUE INDIEN DE CHAPULTEPEC (Environs de Mexico). Musée cosmopolite No. 249.
Infanterie légère d’une compagnie de voltigeurs (Mexique). The French intervention in Mexico was an intervention of France in the internal affairs of Mexico.
Mexican street scene in 1863. Costumes of different ethnicities.
Costumes of Mexican Aztec 1500 AD. At the time of arrival of the Spaniards led by Hernán Cortés. 1,2. Common women, 3. Priestess, 4. King, 5-8. Warriors, 9. High priest… Read More
A Zapotec woman of South Mexico. The Zapotecs are peoples of Mexico, and inhabiting the Mexican state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. In pre-Hispanic times the Zapotec were carrier of an advanced… Read More
The vaquero is generally the mounted cattle herder of Spain. He performs as Charro in Mexico.
Mexican China Poblana dance costume. The China Poblana costume is worn for dancing the Jarabe Tapatío (Mexican Hat Dance), Mexico´s national folk dance. Illustration by Jo Bartas