Fruit seller from the Alte Lande. Vierlander men’s costume. Vierlander woman in dance attire. Milkman from the Hamburg area.
The Greek dance usually took the form of those slow measured movements which Simonides described as “silent poetry”.
Bayadere. Indian dancer.
Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character. The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan).
Costume de bal en 1762. Costumes de Paris. Paris à travers les siècles.
Four figures dancing at the club Almack’s: Marquis of Worcester; Lady Jersey; Clanronald Macdonald and Lady Worcester.
Young India Hindu dancer costume, 19th century. Jeune danseur Indou. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Maori Poi Dance, New Zealand 1913.
Woman from cuba in traditional rumba costume.
African dance of the Moru tribe, South Sudan 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik