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.
Opium smocking in Shanghai 1899.
Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor. Usagara, Tanzania
Zulu Warrior and Kraal. South Africa 1899. Wedding dance, ornaments utensils, interior hut.
The Igorot (also Cordillerano) are an indigenous people living on the Philippine island of Luzon.
The pleasure-grounds belonging to the Taj Mahal are watered daily during the dry season; and they are clothed in perpetual verdure, while the surrounding country is a wilderness.
The Bagobo also Manobo, Manuvu, Obbo, Obo, are indigenous peoples of the Philippines.