Historical Finland costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli 1850s.
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Traditional Finland costume. A Female Tschermiss. Une Tschérémisse. THE Tschermiss are of Finland origin, and have their settlements in the governments of Kazan and Niznei-Novgorod, on both sides of the… Read More
A Female Peasant of Ingria. Une Paysanne d’Ingrie. THE Russians made a conquest of Ingria (Finnish: Inkeri or Inkerinmaa) about the commencement of the last century. At that period the… Read More
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Back of a Finland woman in holiday dress. Une Finnoise en Habit de Fête, par derrière. The Finns call themselves Suomi, which signifies marshy. The country inhabited by this nation… Read More
Un Paysan Finnois. A Peasant of Finland by Edward Harding.
A Finland woman in holiday dress, 1803. Une Finnoise en Habit de Fête. IN winter, the country women, in easy circumstances, wear rich furs on holidays. The summer dress is… Read More
A Female Peasant of Finland. Une Paysanne de Finland. THE Female Peasantry wear shifts, trousers, stockings, and slippers, or shoes which only cover the heel, sole, and toes: they also… Read More
Traditional Sweden Finland costumes 1843. Woman from Torna Hällestad, Sweden. Man from Helsinki, Finland. Femme de Torna-Harad Scanie. Paysan de Jerfso Helsingie. Gallery: Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of… Read More