Traditional Costumes of Kashmir. On the history of costumes. Female dancer. Bodyguard. Raja.
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In earlier India, there were nobles and dancing girls; whose dress on festive occasions was not too different from the one depicted here.
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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”.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.
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.