Low-caste Bengalees, 1878

“Low-caste Bengalees,” from ‘India and its Native Princes’ by Louis Rousselet, 1878 “Low caste inhabitants of Cawnpore”, India 1881 engraving print Share page on:

Nautch: Dancers in Kashmir, 1928

Nautch: Dancers in Kashmir “The women of the Vale of Kashmir, one of the loveliest places in the world, have long been considered among the most beautiful in India. The languorous and exotic nautch dancers, with their jeweled headdresses and Read More …

Oregon Narcissus, 1850

Miner Toi Kee displays narcissus grown for the Chinese New Year celebration holding a water pipe and incense in Jacksonville, Oregon 1850’s     “A genus that is very complex and burdened with numerous uncertainties” — Schultes & Schultes description of Read More …

Smoking Contest, 1959

‘Smoking Contest’ held at Yale University in 1959       Honorable mention to the guy who showed up with the homemade jug hookah!   Share page on:

Quetta Session, 1973

Photograph/Artwork by Artist Sigmar Polke in Quetta, Pakistan. 1973/1974     Share page on:

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