About three miles north-east from Chin-keang-foo, the provincial capital of Jiang Nan (Chinese: 江南;), from the broad bright waters of the Yangtse keang, rise the picturesque and precipitous rocky islets called “the three hills of King-kow.”
Musgum. African tribe. Young shepherds 1930s Young shepherds at the banks of the Logone.
Maori village New Zealand. From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.
The Inside of A Winter Habitation in Kamtchatka. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the… Read More
Gyan Bapi Temple, Benaras, Varanasi, India 1895. Le Gayan Bapi. British Colonial History. Autor: Du Monde Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, L. Boulanger, editeur.
Madame Roland was on 1 June arrested. She came into the prison of the Abbaye, then to Sainte-Pélagie and finally to the Conciergerie.
Ancient Egyptian Art. 1 Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). 2 Dagger with bronze blade and ivory handle. 3 Ivory carving (gods scepter and toad). 4 Chair made… Read More
TO judge from the most ancient representation that we possess, the Egyptians of the Old Kingdom (c. 3000 B.C.) wore a loincloth made of woven material.
Persia. Palace of Isfahan (Meidun-e Emam). Ruins of Persepolis. Kuh-i-Rahmat. Tomb of Cyrus the Great Persia. Sultan Mosque.