A shop and street in Chinatown from a portfolio of photographs by John L. Stoddard and Old Chinatown by Arnold Genthe.
Benares, (Varanasi) the sacred city: sketches of Hindu life and religion. Early worship, early ritual, religious literature, Brahmanas and Upanishads
Ancient noble dancing girl. The voluminous draped shawl is most characteristic of the Indian woman’s ensemble. The man wears jodhpur trousers.
The Northern Laos, inhabited by the black-bellied Laotians, so named because the men have the habit of tattooing their belts and sometimes their whole body.
THE men of the loth Bengal Lancers are mostly Sikhs; they have blue and red lance-pennons, blue kurta and blue cone-shaped turban.
Summer Gardens of Kashmir. Mughal garden of Dara Shikoh at Bijbihara. Dara Shukoh’s Album. Verinag Bagh of Anantnag. Amarnath pilgrims. Achibal Bagh.
A sketch of a Chinese comedian performing his part before the the British Ambassador, December 19, 1793, at Canton.
Through this city flows the sacred river, Godavari, second in sanctity only to the Ganges itself.
The two figures shown here are of the Mogul aristocracy. Both men wear as their essential garment a peculiarly tailored coat called the “cabays”.
The travelling Barge, of the Mandarin Van-tazhin, who attended the Embassy.