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by National Library NZ on The Commons on Flickr
Japanese labourers | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Japanese labourer, identified as a "coolie", photographed between 1867 and 1869.
Love this - have been reading Lisa See's books - love ancient Asian culture but what a hard/restrictive life girls/women had! Can you imagine having your feet bound?
Japanese merchant and his servant, photographed between 1867 and 1869.
Two lovely Japanese women with parasols, c. 1867-1869. #Victorian #portrait #1800s
These Sake barrels appear to be made from a hardened straw like material. Something similar in form might lend contrast to the tall, repetitive rectangular prisms in my set design.
Japanese wedding outfit: photo by Sgt.Steiner. Locals in Misawa, Japan, dressed me up in a similar wedding kimono and I still have the picture, complete with white face makeup!
Africa | "Mahayin Doiki (Horse Rider)". Hausa at the Durban in Argungu, 2009, Kebbi State, Nigeria | ©Irene Becker.
Vintage Japanese girl
Vintage Japanese women and children by sctatepdx, via Flickr
India ◦●◦ ჱ ܓ ჱ ᴀ ρᴇᴀcᴇғυʟ ρᴀʀᴀᴅısᴇ ჱ ܓ ჱ ✿⊱╮ ♡ ❊ ** Buona giornata ** ❊ ~ ❤✿❤ ♫ ♥ X ღɱɧღ ❤ ~ Fr 20th Feb 2015
Jaipur---turn birds toward woman to direct eye to main subject, simplify background or change altogether