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). Continue reading
Ballroom dresses in 1762. Costumes of Paris.
The first quadrille at Almack’s. England regency period 1818.
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
Djanger Girl with headdress 1920s.
Balinese dance costume. Janger Dance.
India dance costume 1910s.
Dancing Nautch Girl