At every stand for hackney-coaches in the metropolis, there is one or more persons termed watermen, whose occupation is to attend to the horses.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
Locals of Pisa with English neckerchief and french handkerchief in front of an orphanage.
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Titisee-Neustadt, popularly known as the Forest Town (especially the Neustadt district), is a town in the southwest of the German state of Baden-Württemberg
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France Bordeaux. Folk costumes from Gradignan, Caudéran, Pessac, Laroque, Blaye. First half of the 19th century.
French Folk costumes from Brittany, Normandy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Provence, Hauts-de-France region, Haute-Savoie, Corsica.
Fruit seller from the Alte Lande. Vierlander men’s costume. Vierlander woman in dance attire. Milkman from the Hamburg area.
Costume de Tresnuraghes (Sardeigne). Colección de láminas en colo par François-Claudius Compte-Calix, 1801.
In the surroundings of Rome the picturesque costume of the contadini (farmers) has almost disappeared. Only occasionally do you see entire families of country dwellers in national costumes on the streets.
HASTINGS FISHERMAN. The fishermen are a bold, hardy class of men, and necessarily exposed to great fatigues and dangers in the winter months