Hindustan costume. Ordinary man dress 1843. Indoustan. Homme du peuple. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Traditional India 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… Read More
India dance costume 1910s. Dancing Nautch Girl
India Raja or Maharajah costume, 19th century.
Indian Groom dress in Calcutta 19th century. Groom a Calcuta. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Devadasis (देवदासी) were Indian temple dancers who performed as “God’s servants” at religious services or also at secular events.
A Ressaldar of the 16th Bengal cavalry. The native captain of an Indian cavalry regiment. From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits,… Read More
Baroda Nautch girls 1902. The girls turn round and round, with much waving of the arms, accompanied by the music of tom-toms and other instruments. Baroda (Vadodara) was a princely… Read More
History of the Parsis: including their manners, customs, religion and present position by Dosabhai Framji Karaka; in two volumes. London, 1884.
Traditional Nepali Cooli costume c. 1910. Gallery: Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups by J. Burlington Smith.