1910s Bhutan - Batia Woman
Vintage Sri Lanka - Snake Charmers & Jugglers
scanned from The Life of Rivers and Streams by Robert L. Usinger
Saigon, Vietnam 1915 by Léon Busy
Seen here in full costume, these actors are members of the company at the Saigon Theatre…In the south performers and dramatists developed a musical comedy genre called cai luong (renewed opera), which soon became more popular than the more classical hat tuong form of Vietnamese opera.
From The Dawn of the Color Photograph: Albert Kahn’s Archives of the Planet
by David Okuefna