Empress of China with a diadem and long pendants. A concubine and a servant. Interior. Furniture.
The similarity between the Buddhist faith and the Roman Catholic churches may be traced even more minutely than this. “Buddhists everywhere have their monasteries and nunneries, their baptism, celibacy and tonsure, their rosaries, chaplets, relics, and charms, their fast-days and processions, their confessions, mass, requiems, and litanies, and, especially in Tibet, even their cardinals, and their pope.”
Opium smocking in Shanghai 1899. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
THE DYING COOLIE 1897. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).