About three miles north-east from Chin-keang-foo, the provincial capital of Jiang Nan (Chinese: 江南;), from the broad bright waters of the Yangtse keang, rise the picturesque and precipitous rocky islets called “the three hills of King-kow.”
Woman from Hong Kong in traditional Chinese costume.
Our engraving represents an early stage of the latter-the cleaning the cotton-wool, before it passes into the hands of the spinner.
The Tatar soldiers form the garrison of towns; and they are, in an especial manner the guards of the emperor. In each town they are under a general, who is independent of the officer who commands outside the walls.
Upper class Chinese nobility costumes in 1840. From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most… Read More
Chinese garden – Paris exhibition grounds, 1878. Water-color by T. Tapir.
China Emperor costume, 1843. L’Empereur de la Chine. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Chinese Governor of Kashgar. The Taotai of Kashgar. A Chinese provincial Governor seated in front of his felt tent, accompanied by a soldier of his suite. Photograph by Prince Alexander… Read More
Nobility costumes from China 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de… Read More
Chinese and Cochin Chinese in their typical costumes. Mongol Race – Chinese and Cochin Chinese Chinese: 1. Seller of Birds Nests. 2. Mandarin in dress of ceremony. 3.4. Lady and… Read More