Firmin Laribe : Chine. Photographies de costumes, 1900-1910
Firmin Laribe (1855-1942) : 69 photographies de costumes masculins et féminins, et de coiffures, extraites de 418 photos prises par F. Laribe en Chine entre 1900 et 1910.
Jidai Matsuri Men – Kyoto
I took these photos of some of the many young and older men taking part in the grand Jidai Matsuri, or festival of the ages, in Kyoto a couple of years ago. From the flute playing young soldiers of…
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Tibet's Secret Temple: The Long-Hidden Tantric Murals of Lukhang Palace
On an island in a pond behind the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet sits the Lukhang Temple, or "Temple to the Serpent Spirits," a secret meditation space created by the Dalai Lama in the 17th century.
54 photos colorisées venues tout droit du siècle dernier... Celle d'Albert Einstein va vous faire rêver !
Avant les années 70, la photographie en couleur était pratiquement inexistante. Il est parfois difficile pour nous de se représenter cette époque, que nous...
IFUGAO TRIBE "MOMBAKI" SHAMAN HEAD HUNTING HUMAN TROPHY SKULL THE PHILIPPINES DAVID HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY IFUGAO TRIBE "MOMBAKI" SHAMAN HEAD HUNTING HUMAN TROPHY SKULL THE PHILIPPINES
DAVID HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY IFUGAO TRIBE "MOMBAKI" SHAMAN HEAD HUNTING HUMAN TROPHY SKULL THE PHILIPPINES DAVID HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY IFUGAO TRIBE "MOMBAKI" SHAMAN HEAD HUNTING HUMAN TROPHY SKULL THE PHILIPPINES DAVID HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHY
Portrait of a Small Nambas tribesman with feathers in the hair, Malekula island, Gortiengser, Vanuatu
Malekula is very mountainous with numerous bays. On the Island, kastom villages can be found. The men wear the typical nambas while the women are bare breasted and wear colorful grass skirts. During the ceremonies, dances take place in the sacred places called « nasara ». Since customs are still very much alive in Vanuatu, the power of the chiefs and of the nasara sacred ground is very respected. However, the missionnaries eradicated the practice of cannibalism in the country more than 60…
Portrait of chieftain Etul on the Rom dance area in front of a giant slit drum, Ambrym island, Fanla, Vanuatu
Etul, chief of Fanla village was around 80. He died in 2008. He was one of the most respected chief in Ambrym. The statues are very impressive. The pig teeth he's got on his chest has a great value. I have promissed to send the pics to the village...the adress is "Fanala Village, Ambrym, Vanuatu". Hope it will work!! In Ambrym, there is almost no car because there is absolutely no road. Most villages have nakamals, which are village clubhouses. They serve as a meeting point for men and as a…