Upper class Chinese nobility costumes in 1840.

Upper class Chinese costumes. Traditional China dresses. Asia clothing.

Upper class Chinese nobility

Upper class Chinese nobility costumes in 1840.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz. Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich

Note:  Chinese peasants with children from the northern provinces.

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