Pardilhó Merchant folk costume 1843.

Pardilhó Merchant folk costume. Traditional Portugal folk dress

Merchant of Fish fom Pardilhó, Portugal.

Pardilhó Merchant folk costume 1843.

Costume Traditionnel Marchande de Poissons de Pardilhó. Portugal. 

Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, based on authentic documents and and newer travel  by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan.

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