Peoples of the World

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Victorian illustration to download showing men in Egypt operating an irrigation system, shadoofs. A shadoof is a pole on a…

Victorian illustration to download showing two men in a Chinese opium den; one drowses while the other lights his pipe.

Camels carry small brass cannons, known as jingalls, during the Indian Mutiny.

Victorian illustration showing a mountain porter from Ecuador with a pack on his back. He assisted the mountaineer Whymper at…

Men in ?Egypt work shadufs, devices to raise water from a river or lake to irrigation channels in the fields.

Victorian picture showing a Rumanian peasant woman in traditional dress.

Victorian picture showing a group of Native Americans, Pawnees, and their chief outside a hut.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man ploughing with oxen in Palestine.

Victorian illustration to download showing a dramatic picture of fur trappers travelling in canoes down a rough river in Canada.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a resin gatherer from the Landes, South of France as he climbs…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a melon seller in Venice; his wares are piled in a boat,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the interior of typical Turkish baths in Persia (Iran), a large vaulted…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Indian and British men and boys preparing to set off for a…

Victorian picture showing a female silk weaver from India.

Victorian picture to download showing a portrait of a Cossack man in an astrakhan hat.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boatman moored at Jaffa.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Samoyed encampment; reindeer rest outside a tepee-like tent.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Nepalese women weaving out of doors.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an Indonesian basket merchant carrying baskets of all shapes and sizes tied…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a village in Africa visited by Dr Livingstone: thatched huts are surrounded…

Victorian picture showing Arab family in their house.

Victorian picture showing a Cheyenne (Native American) chief.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a village in Norway.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Canadian First Peoples' settlement in a forest.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a manservant from India: a syce, or groom.