Historical professions. City employee who lights the street lamps at nightfall. Parisian Characters around 1823.
Anton Fugger of the lily. German merchant of the 16th century.
Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649. The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament… Read More
Formosan. Taiwanese aborigines in 19th century. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Almeh Egypt belly dancer. Painted by Charles Bargue (1825-1883) . French Almée synonymous with belly dancer. Was the name of a class of courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt.
Small black felt hat with a black crown heron. Autumn hat fashion 1915. Association for the Promotion of German Hat fashion Berlin.
Russian costumes. Tsar, Boyar, Belorussian garb. 17th and 18th Century. Top row left: Boyar. Tsar. Boyar. Right Boyarina. Boyars. Bottom row left: Princely costume. Summer clothes for women in Torschko. Belorussian woman.… Read More
Mongol Race. Traditional Japan national costumes. 1. Officer of the Taikoon, in Civil Costume. 2. Mendicant Bonze. 3. Bonze of a Superior Order. 4. Military Dress from Original in Kensington Museum.… Read More
Vintage hat fashion 1920s. French headdress.