Chinese imperial soldier in 1843.

Imperial, Chinese, China, soldier, costumes, Auguste Wahlen
Chinese soldier. Soldat Chinois c. 1843

Chinese soldier.

Soldat Chinois, 1843. 

Source: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Illustration, Dragons, fighting,

Note:  Scottish clans Raonuil, or Mac Donalds of Clan Ranald.
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