Historical costume of India. Indian Lady in 19th century. Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert… Read More
A man from Kabul. The accompanying picture represents a native of Kabul, and the dress is typical of that worn by most Afghans. Those who visit the larger Indian towns… Read More
The Marwari or Marwadi. (An Indian ethnic group that originate from the Rajasthan Jodhpur region of India) This name is given to the people hailing from Marwar, and, although there is… Read More
The Bengali. Indian Native.
The Indian Postman
A Mohammedan. Indian Characters. This portrait represents a Mohammedan dressed In the full costume worn by Muslims from the North-West Provinces. It will be noticed that the turban is twisted… Read More
Wasudev Beggar. India Jaggi Vasudev There are beggars and beggars, from the Hindu ascetic, who, after renouncing the lusts of the flesh, wanders from shrine to shrine, and meditates upon… Read More
The Snake Charmer. Indian Characters. Although the so-called” snake-charmer” is usually a sharp-witted and ofttimes a clever fellow, it is his conjuring which forms his chief claim to attention. True,… Read More
The Nautch girls. Indian dancers.
The Mellon Seller This picture represents a woman of the Kulmbi caste, who is not by any means to be confounded with a coolie. A very low caste woman would… Read More