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Jul 12, 2015

Vintage Portraits of Sikkim

Lepcha man
 Lepcha man

Limboo woman
 Limboo woman

Monks at Tholung Gumpa
 Monks at Tholung Gumpa

Nepali woman


Nepali women 1890
 Nepali women 1890

Rong or Lepcha women of Sikkim
 Rong or Lepcha women of Sikkim

Rong the lepcha wearing a coat, not usual plaid of striped nettle fibre home made cloth
 Rong the lepcha wearing a coat, not usual plaid of striped nettle fibre home made cloth

Tibetan Lady wearing lhasa style of dress 1890.
Tibetan Lady wearing lhasa style of dress 1890.

Source: http://sikkimarchives.gov.in and http://www.sikkim-culture.gov.in