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Dmitri Ermakov, Chronicler of the Caucasus. 1870s, Georgia. | In the Kuban region,  Biberdov aul, Abkhaz women

Dmitri Ermakov, Chronicler of the Caucasus. 1870s, Georgia. | In the Kuban region, Biberdov aul, Abkhaz women

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan (emerged before Samurai)

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan (emerged before Samurai)

Kabardian, 1870s.  (Kabardino-Balkar, northern Caucasus).

Kabardian, 1870s. (Kabardino-Balkar, northern Caucasus).

Caucasia and Transcaucasia: Ethnic Photos From the XIX Century. Children and old men from Dshek village

Caucasia and Transcaucasia: Ethnic Photos From the XIX Century. Children and old men from Dshek village

“In the 1860s P. T. Barnum exhibited women as Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive hair style, which had no precedent in earlier portrayals of Circassians, but was soon copied by other performers, known as “moss haired girls”.    “These were typically presented Turkish sexual slaves who had escaped the harem for freedom in America.    “Their distinctive hairstyle were held in place by the use of beer.”    - Wikipedia

“In the 1860s P. T. Barnum exhibited women as Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive hair style, which had no precedent in earlier portrayals of Circassians, but was soon copied by other performers, known as “moss haired girls”. “These were typically presented Turkish sexual slaves who had escaped the harem for freedom in America. “Their distinctive hairstyle were held in place by the use of beer.” - Wikipedia

Circassians Artwork

Circassians Artwork

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Yoruba chidren wearing large strand of coral beads. (Yoruba: Àwọ̀n ọ́mọ́ Yorùbá) are an ethnic group of southwestern Nigeria and southern Benin in West Africa.

Russian peasant girl. Ethnically Russian people. old photo

Russian peasant girl. Ethnically Russian people. old photo