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 illustration to download showing a picture of an early photographer (c1860) taking a picture of the statues of guardian…

Illustration to download showing a picture of Caucasian women riding a camel.

Victorian picture showing a Wallachian peasant from South Romania wearing traditional dress.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an Arab water seller with a large pottery jar strapped to his…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a band of Persian musicians playing in a street or bazaar.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the famous meeting of Henry Morton Stanley with David Livingstone: 'Dr Livingstone,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an outdoor shoe shop in Morocco with shopkeeper and customers.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man being attacked by two footpads armed with daggers in Venice.

Victorian picture showing a gypsy family's encampment in the Caucasus.

Victorian picture showing a souk (market) in Tunis, North Africa.

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

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men working in a silver mine in Nevada.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Chinese porters with their sedan chair.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two women and a man in the south Balkans gathering roses for…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of four criminals in Venice attacking a man and disabling him by throwing…

Victorian illustration to download showing a drawing of a camel train crossing the river Oxus, Central Asia.

Victorian picture showing a waiter serving a customer at a French cafe.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a tea farm in China with people picking leaves from the tea…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of hydraulic mining in a quarry in California. A workman dislodges rock from…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of African slaves being loaded on a slave ship.