The Evenks are recognized as one of the Indigenous peoples of the Russian North. The traditional religion of the Evenki is strongly influenced by shamanism.
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
Costume cavalcade, has held by members of the Leidsch Studenten Corps, at 24th of June 1890, commemmorating the 300th anniversary of Leyden University
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.
Abanindranath Tagore. Indian Artist 1871-1951. Drawings by Abanindranath Tagore. Princess Lotus, In the dark night, Buddha and Sujata. Abanîndranâth Thâkur known as Tagore (7 August 1871 – 5 December 1951),… Read More
Russian priest and monk habit. Russian Orthodox Clergy. Source: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel (1843) by Auguste Wahlen.… Read More
Costume Iman of Turkey, Ottoman Empire 1843.
The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden. Ivan Ilyich Sergiev 1829-1909, also known as the Holy righteous John of Kronstadt, was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox… Read More