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 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.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Chinese man smoking opium.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a traditional wooden chalet in Switzerland.

Victorian picture showing a Moorish warrior on his camel.

Victorian picture showing the interior of a mosque in Turkestan with men praying and reading.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an Arab storyteller and a circle of listeners sitting under a tree.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a remote loggers' hotel in a forest in Canada.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a peasant woman from Brittany, France, sitting spinning by the hearth.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two Vietnamese men working at the craft of mother-of-pearl inlay.