A Tibetan Fortune Teller
A Lama woman
A Lama woman from the Tibetan frontier: Mongoloid Type.
Man from Tibet. Tibetan in 19th century.
Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Traditional Bhutia costume c. 1910.
A Tibetan Vegetable Seller c.1910.
Traditional Tibet merchant costume
A Tibetan Lama with Prayer Wheel c.1910.
Traditional Lepcha Man costume c. 1910.
The Lepcha are a tibet Burmese mountain farmer-folk, which is located in the region of the eastern Himalayas, Sikkim, Kalimpong and Darjeeling, as well as in Bhutan and as a small minority in Nepal for hundreds of years. Although they are the original inhabitants of Sikkim, its origin still not uniquely determined. So it is assumed that the Lepchas are possibly emigrated from Tibet to Sikkim.
The Lepchas today belong to the Tibetan Buddhist faith. Previously she exercised a shamanistic religion called Mun.