Chinese soldier costume. Soldat Chinois, 1843. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Ancient Chinese military. Archer of the flying dragons with cross-bow. So wrote the old poet, Drayton, of robin Hood and his merry men-traditions of whose deeds yet abound in the neighbourhood… Read More
A Tatar Tiger Guard of the Chinese Emperor. The Tatar soldiers form the garrison of towns; and they are, in an especial manner the guards of the emperor. In each… Read More
Chinese Governor of Kashgar. The Taotai of Kashgar. A Chinese provincial Governor seated in front of his felt tent, accompanied by a soldier of his suite. Photograph by Prince Alexander… Read More