Persian priest or mullah in 1840.
Persian dervish. Iran sufi costume in 1840. Derviche persan. The term dervish designates especially in European languages a Sufi, a member of a Muslim ascetic religious congregation (tariqa), which is… Read More
Back Figure of a Female Shaman, or Sorceress of Krasnajarsk. Front of the costume Une Shamane, ou Devineresse de Krasnajarsk, par derrière. THE Shamans are distinguished by a singular dress,… Read More
A Tungusian, Evenk Shaman in the Vicinity of the Argun. Back of the shaman costume Un Devin Toungouse, auprès de l’Argoun. THE Evenks (Formerly Tungusian) are pagans of the sect of the Shamans.… Read More
Back view of an Evenki Shaman in the Vicinity of the Argun. Front of the shaman costume Formerly known as Tungus or Tunguz, Mongolian. Tungusic people of Northern Asia. Ergune or Argun is… Read More
History of the Parsis: including their manners, customs, religion and present position by Dosabhai Framji Karaka; in two volumes. London, 1884.
A Female Shaman, or Sorceress (Magician) of Krasnojarsk. Back of the costume Une Shamane, ou Devineresse de Krasnojarsk. THE numerous Pagan nations inhabiting the Russian Empire are divided into three… Read More
Renaissance clerics and knights costume 16th century.
Renaissance costume Bishop of Utrecht 16th century. 188-189. Choirboys. 90. Antonie Taets van Amerongen, Canon of Utrecht. 191. Joost Praet van Moerkerken, Canon of the Utrecht Cathedral. 192. George van… Read More
A Tibetan Lama with Prayer Wheel c.1910.