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Skins Collection (#3)

Background imageSkins Collection: Advert for Lilley & Skinner tennis shoes 1928

Advert for Lilley & Skinner tennis shoes 1928
Seletion of tennis shoes for women. 1928

Background imageSkins Collection: Bewick - Musk Ox

Bewick - Musk Ox
(ovibos muschatus) The North American Musk Bull or Musk Ox provided food and skins to Native Americans. Date: 1790

Background imageSkins Collection: Djibouti, East Africa - Sellers of Animal Hides

Djibouti, East Africa - Sellers of Animal Hides
Djibouti, East Africa (then French Somaliland) - Sellers of Animal Hides. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit - Family by their Summer Residence

Inuit - Family by their Summer Residence Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit - Mother and Children on the Polar Ice by their tent

Inuit - Mother and Children on the Polar Ice by their tent, with block ice entrance. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: A native of Northern Russia with longbow and arrows

A native of Northern Russia with longbow and arrows wearing decorated skin clothing Date: circa 1901

Background imageSkins Collection: St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch

St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch
Wharf at St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada - Sealer unloading catch. Date: 1902

Background imageSkins Collection: Water Carriers - Constantinople, Turkey

Water Carriers - Constantinople, Turkey Date: circa 1900

Background imageSkins Collection: Two Argentinian Gauchos resting

Two Argentinian Gauchos resting in the field of an Estancia, surrounded by hides, hung out to dry on an old covered wagon

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit Chief and his wife - Alaska

Inuit Chief and his wife - Alaska (Island of Detroit, Bering) Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit children at a Catholic Mission - Newfoundland

Inuit children at a Catholic Mission - Newfoundland
Inuit children at a Catholic Eskimo Mission - Newfoundland and Labrador Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: British Columbia Indian Shaman

British Columbia Indian Shaman in full fur attire, standing with totemic wooden carved objects outside his canvas abode. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Catholic Inuit family - Newfoundland

Catholic Inuit family - Newfoundland
An Inuit (Eskimo) family who converted to Catholicism - Newfoundland and Labrador Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Peshawar Fur Market - with bales loaded on carts

Peshawar Fur Market - with bales loaded on carts all ready for foreign export. Date: 1910s

Background imageSkins Collection: Indigenous Alaskan Inuit children

Indigenous Alaskan Inuit children
Pair of Indigenous Alaskan Inuit children Date: circa 1910

Background imageSkins Collection: A couple of Sami people

A couple of Sami people. A book of national types and costumes from the early 19th century

Background imageSkins Collection: Georgia - Tbilisi - Man selling delivering water in ox skins

Georgia - Tbilisi - Man selling delivering water in ox skins
Extraorinary sight of a man selling/delivering water in whole ox skins (!) near Tbilisi, the capital (and largest) city in Georgia - formerly known as Tiflis

Background imageSkins Collection: Hudsons Bay Inuit Mother and Daughter

Hudsons Bay Inuit Mother and Daughter

Background imageSkins Collection: Inuit Camp at Hudson Bay

Inuit Camp at Hudson Bay in summertime. A Canoe is being built by the side of a hide-covered tent

Background imageSkins Collection: Abyssinian Village - Jubilee Exhibition, Prague

Abyssinian Village - Jubilee Exhibition, Prague
Jubilee Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic - An Abyssian Village. This was a major industrial exhibition, celebrating industry in the region, but grew far larger

Background imageSkins Collection: Uganda - Rukidi III

Uganda - Rukidi III
Uganda - Tribal King Rukidi III (ruled 1929 - 1965) - seated in his opulent throne, surrounded by leopard and cheetah skins and wearing a hat with an Osprey feather

Background imageSkins Collection: Turkish Butcher skinning a sheep

Turkish Butcher skinning a sheep
A Turkish butcher skinning a sheep in Constantinople

Background imageSkins Collection: Macedonian Butcher at work

Macedonian Butcher at work
A Macedonian butcher cuts up a sheep

Background imageSkins Collection: Fur Traders Wife - Southern Russia

Fur Traders Wife - Southern Russia
A Fur traders wife in fine attire standing alongside the results of her husbands work

Background imageSkins Collection: Zebra skin

Zebra skin
Skin of zebra of modern Naturalists as preserved by Captain Harris, probably William Cornwallis Harris of the East India Company, a keen hunter in Africa

Background imageSkins Collection: Mr J. H. Balmers Kaffir Boys

Mr J. H. Balmers Kaffir Boys. A Boy Choir from South Africa

Background imageSkins Collection: Bakhtiari Women carrying water, Iran

Bakhtiari Women carrying water, Iran

Background imageSkins Collection: Ona Indians from Tierra del Fuego

Ona Indians from Tierra del Fuego
Ona Indians - Indigenous people from Tierra del Fuego, Southern Argentina, wearing Guanaco skin cloaks

Background imageSkins Collection: A Raft of inflated sheeps skins

A Raft of inflated sheeps skins
A Raft made up of inflated sheeps skins transports a group of Iraqi men across the Tigris River, Iraq

Background imageSkins Collection: Norway - Sami Family in their tent

Norway - Sami Family in their tent
Sami People from Norway inside their tent

Background imageSkins Collection: Delman Crocodile Shoes

Delman Crocodile Shoes
Delman shoes made from the finest baby crocodile skins

Background imageSkins Collection: Egypt - River Nile - Water carriers fill their water skins

Egypt - River Nile - Water carriers fill their water skins
Slightly before Mr Evian, Mr Volvic and Mr Malvern took a firm grip on the market, this is how visitors to Egypt were supplied with fresh drinking water

Background imageSkins Collection: British soldiers in goat-skins: Wearing the new overcoat issued by the War Office for the winter

British soldiers in goat-skins: Wearing the new overcoat issued by the War Office for the winter campaign

Background imageSkins Collection: Fur - Seal Hunting

Fur - Seal Hunting
Hunting seal for their skins on the coasts of Tierra del Fuego and the Falklands : eared seals (otarys) are much favoured

Background imageSkins Collection: Fur - Beaver Hunting

Fur - Beaver Hunting
Hunting beaver for their skins in North America

Background imageSkins Collection: Fur - Bear Hunting

Fur - Bear Hunting
Hunting bear for their skins in northern Asia, Europe and America

Background imageSkins Collection: Fur - Otter Hunting

Fur - Otter Hunting
Hunting otter for their skins especially those of Canada and Brazil which are the most prized

Background imageSkins Collection: Tiger Skin Rug

Tiger Skin Rug
The use of tiger skins as rugs is not only comfortable to the feet, but it symbolises man;s superiority to the animal

Background imageSkins Collection: Hunting Squirrel

Hunting Squirrel
Hunting squirrel with dogs in Scandinavia - for their skins, presumably

Background imageSkins Collection: Rabbit Skin Seller 1774

Rabbit Skin Seller 1774
A Parisian seller of rabbit skins

Background imageSkins Collection: Stitching Fur Cloaks

Stitching Fur Cloaks
Men at tables in a workshop surrounded by pelts stitch fur cloaks. A customer lays down his money & places his order. The fur could possibly be ermine

Background imageSkins Collection: Leadenhall Market 1825

Leadenhall Market 1825
The skin market at Leadenhall, in the parish of St Peter upon Cornhill in the City of London

Background imageSkins Collection: Spanish couple

Spanish couple
A Spanish couple

Background imageSkins Collection: Stone Age men treat their wounds after hunting

Stone Age men treat their wounds after hunting
Mens costume of the Stone Age is simple but practical, using animal skins to good effect : their teeth are used as ornaments, worn as necklaces

Background imageSkins Collection: Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall Market
LEADENHALL MARKET, apart from butchers, fishmongers and cheesemongers, houses dealers in leather, from the skins of the millions of animals slaughtered in the city

Background imageSkins Collection: Adam & Eve Expelled

Adam & Eve Expelled
Adam and Eve have covered their nakedness with skins, but angels shoo them out of Eden : the snake, who caused the trouble in the first place, slinks away also

Background imageSkins Collection: Stone Age Skins & Rope

Stone Age Skins & Rope
Early man scraping skins and making rope, probably during the late Stone Age

Background imageSkins Collection: Catlin / Sioux as Wolves

Catlin / Sioux as Wolves
Sioux stalk buffalo disguised as wolves by wearing their skins on their backs



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