The Northern Laos, inhabited by the black-bellied Laotians, so named because the men have the habit of tattooing their belts and sometimes their whole body.
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There is not perhaps a more disgusting or a more savage animal than the wild Hog of Africa.
SCENE IN SITSIKAMMA. Drawn & Engravd by Samuel Daniell. The Tsitsikamma National Park is a South African national park located in the Western Cape Province.
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Wildebeest, also called the gnu. African scenery and animals by Samuel Daniell.
THE village that appears in this view is at the Orange River, and inhabited a tribe denominated Khoisan, settled on the south bank of that river.
The Koranna (also Kora, Korana) were a population group in today’s South Africa until the 19th century.
The occupation of Macao by a grant from the head of the celestial empire to the Portuguese, as a reward for their services against the pirates infesting the islands at the mouth of the Canton river, took place on or about the year 1586.
The view taken of the Taj Mahal in the plate before us, is from the Jumna, which washes a wall of red granite, the boundary of the magnificent garden in which this splendid structure rises.
Grand Durbar at Cawnpore after the suppression of the Sepoy Revolt. Lord Canning investing the loyal Rajahs with decorations and proprietary rights by Marshall Claxton, Blackie and Son, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1862.
Plantation workers harvest pepper in the historic, fabulous Malabar, today’s Kerala state, South-West of India.