Photograph of a tattooed Yoruba woman. If you’d like to know more about body marks, scarification and tattooing in Yoruba culture, this video of Chief Atanda explaining the history and meaning behind it will shed a lot of light on this.
A portrait of Akbar's wife Jodha bai-but is it? Apparently there was not any historical character called Jodha bai. Yet there is mention of a Mariam-uz-Zamani the wife of Akbar and the mother of his much awaited heir Salim, this rajpur queen was known in Mughal history as Mariam-uz-zamani meaning "compassionate to the world" she was so named by Akbar on the eve of the birth of his son and heir Salim later known as Jhangir.
Origin: China - c. 1930 / This Hatamen Cigarettes advertisement displays an interesting intersection of Chinese culture and Western style. A beautiful young woman stands before us in a cheongsam--patterned in an occidental style--and a western necktie.