Chiushingura: Or, The Loyal League, a Japanese Romance by Izumo Takeda (1880)
The Midewiwin is the society of the Mide or Shamans, popularly designated as the Grand Medicine Society. Its ritual, and the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, constitute a powerful religion.
May Ball given at Versailles during the Carnival of the year 1763 under the orders of M. the Duke of Duras, first gentleman of the King’s chamber, and ordered by M. de La Ferté
At the approach of night the gates of the cities in China, and the barricades at the end of each street, are carefully shut.
Wooden statue of a man (around 2600 BC). Sphinx of red granite (XIII dynasty). Family Group (XIX to XX. Dynasty. 1450-1150 BC).
First Dragoman, messenger of the Turkish Sultan. Historical Ottoman Empire officials. The costume of Turkey by Octavian Dalvimart.
Musical Instruments, Furniture, Jewelry, Vases, Couch, with table and Candelabrum, Seats, Parasol …
The Chinese custom of foot binding as a status symbol and a mark of beauty.