Portraits of two malabar girls of Si Lanka. Malabar (Malayalam) is a region in India of today’s state of Kerala.
Dragoman Vincenzo Belluti as guide interpreter, cook, and general servant, in their Tour up the Nil by Lady Catherine Tobin.
The carpenters of Bengal. Besides ordinary work in wood, they carve conch-shells into bracelets, make images of the gods, and paint religious pictures.
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)
Limbu. Male and female.
Muslim ascetic orders. Ecstatic Dances. Life on the Bosphorus. Doings in the city of the Sultan. Turkey, past and present, including chronicles of the Caliphs from Mahomet to Abdul Hamid II. by William J. J. Spry.
A Lama woman A Lama woman from the Tibetan frontier: Mongoloid Type.
A Porter from Istanbul.
Ornamental Metal Work from East India. Contributed by the Rao of Kutch. Gauntlet cavalry-sword, lephant-driver’s spear, open-cut steel ankus, gold inlaid battle-axe, horn priming-flask, rhinoceros-hide shield, gold-plated lance of state.
Life on the Bosphorus. Doings in the city of the Sultan. Turkey, past and present, including chronicles of the Caliphs
On Thursday, July 1st, a Turkish lady of high rank made her escape from the Harem of the ex-Sultan Murad, and sought British protection.