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Armenian national costumes

Costumes of Georgian, Circassian and Armenian Races.

Costumes of Georgian, Circassian and Armenian Races. Armenian National costumes. Georgian dress, Traditional Circassian clothing

Georgian, Circassian and Armenian Races

Costumes of Georgian, Circassian and Armenian Races.

Georgians: 1. Prince in war dress. 2. Georgian lady with indoor dress. 3. Georgian Man of Kahatia.
Circassians: 1. Militiaman of Anapa. 5.6. Circassian women of Ghelendjik
Armenians: 7.8. Armenian pilgrims to the Holy Land.

The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886

Armenian Hamal. A porter or bearer in the Ottoman Empire.

Traditional Armenian Hamal clothing Ottoman empire dress. Amedeo Preziosi drawing

Armenian Hamal. A porter or bearer

Armenian Hamal. A porter or bearer in the Ottoman Empire.

Hammal, ḥammāl in Arabic, was the name given to the occupation of carrier. The Hammal had their own organization, a kind of early union. They carried the merchandise through the narrow streets of Constantinople between the Han. The large warehouses were referred to as Han.

From the book: Stamboul, Recollections of Eastern Life by Amedeo Preziosi. Published by Lemercier Paris 1861.

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