Clothing of the early Christians and Arabs in the Middle East from the 4th to the 6th century.
Ecclesiastical robes. 16th and 17th Century. Top row left to right: Chamberlain. Cardinal. Prelate. Right: Deacon with the dalmatic and Alba. Altar boy in surplice. Subdeacon in the Alba and… Read More
Chasuble decorated with embroidery, 16th century. XVI Century. French school. (Clothing) at Musée Condé, Chantilly. Decorated with embroidery. Renaissance period. XVI Siècle. École Française. ( Vètement ) Au Musée Condé, à… Read More
The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886
Greek monk or priest with prayer book and rosary. The shape of the hat is derived from the Byzantine imperial crown.
Traditional Borneo, Java, Malaysian costumes Natives of Borneo: 1. Saghai Dyak N.E. Coast. 2. Loondoo Dyak S.W. Coast. Natives of Java: 3. Priest. 4. Lady. 5. Gentleman. The Comprehensive Atlas… Read More
Kurds and Persians costumes. Caucasian Race. 1. Kurd Girl. 2. Kurd from the Plain of Ararat. 3. Kurd Priest. 4. Persian Gentleman. 5. 6. Persian Lady and Girl of Teheran. The… Read More
THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
Wasudev Beggar. India Jaggi Vasudev There are beggars and beggars, from the Hindu ascetic, who, after renouncing the lusts of the flesh, wanders from shrine to shrine, and meditates upon… Read More
Jewish Priest The subject of this picture is a Jewish priest from Bagdad. There are a considerable number of Jews in Bombay, and the richest family in all India, The… Read More