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B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy from India 1830s.

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B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy.

B,hugtee,a, or Dancing Boy.

THE dress of the Asiatics is at all times effeminate; and when boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, except the turban, to distinguish them from the other sex.

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Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Historical travelogue.

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Historical, travelogue
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1810s

Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century.

Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.

NEAR the centre of the city, a little to the north of the citadel is constructed a mole of rough stone, intended for a landing-place. It is about two hundred yards long, twelve wide, and six high. Notwithstanding this projection, the river is so shoal, that boats are very seldom able to approach it, and five or six carts are constantly plying for the purpose of landing passengers.

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Promenade dress. London Regency fashion 1824.

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London fashions 1824. Promenade dress.

London fashion 1824. Promenade dress.

Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours), made plain and high to fasten in front, with a neat standing collar, edged with satin of the same colour. The velvet (velours epingle), which promises to be very fashionable this winter, has not been worn for many years: it looks like very narrow’ cords, and forms elegant trimmings for silk pelisses: the ceinture, which fastens with a gold buckle in front, and the leaves and knots of the trimming, are made of it.

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