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Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania ksiaze imeretyński

Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania ksiaze imeretyński

The last of the women with bound feet: 102-year-old whose toes were broken when she was just 2 years old

The last of the women with bound feet: 102-year-old whose toes were broken when she was just 2 years old

Bound feet of a Chinese woman. To enable the size of the feet to be reduced, the toes on each foot were curled under, then pressed with great force downwards and squeezed into the sole of the foot until the toes broke. The broken toes were held tightly against the sole of the foot while the foot was then drawn down straight with the leg and the arch forcibly broken.

Bound feet of a Chinese woman. To enable the size of the feet to be reduced, the toes on each foot were curled under, then pressed with great force downwards and squeezed into the sole of the foot until the toes broke. The broken toes were held tightly against the sole of the foot while the foot was then drawn down straight with the leg and the arch forcibly broken.

Exposing bare, bound feet was unheard of in Chinese society

Exposing bare, bound feet was unheard of in Chinese society

Bound feet. The life-long process, begun in infancy, involved cutting the foot to bind the ball of the foot to the heel. Eventually the toes fell off. The final foot was meant to be no more than 3 inches in length. This was to copy the "beauty" of an Empress born with tiny club feet.

Bound feet. The life-long process, begun in infancy, involved cutting the foot to bind the ball of the foot to the heel. Eventually the toes fell off. The final foot was meant to be no more than 3 inches in length. This was to copy the "beauty" of an Empress born with tiny club feet.

vintage everyday: Life in China 100 Years Ago

vintage everyday: Life in China 100 Years Ago

EXPRESSIONS OF LOVE in OLD CHINA -- An Elderly Mother Escorts Her Daughter Home from the Hospital

EXPRESSIONS OF LOVE in OLD CHINA -- An Elderly Mother Escorts Her Daughter Home from the Hospital

Chinese women with the smallest feet were given the greatest chance of living a life of luxury and wealth but the process and results were agonising and dangerous.

Chinese women with the smallest feet were given the greatest chance of living a life of luxury and wealth but the process and results were agonising and dangerous.

Bound feet. The life-long process, begun in infancy, involved cutting the foot to bind the ball of the foot to the heel. Eventually the toes fell off. The final foot was meant to be no more than 3 inches in length. This was to copy the "beauty" of an Empress born with tiny club feet.

Bound feet. The life-long process, begun in infancy, involved cutting the foot to bind the ball of the foot to the heel. Eventually the toes fell off. The final foot was meant to be no more than 3 inches in length. This was to copy the "beauty" of an Empress born with tiny club feet.

Peasants from "Russian types" series

Peasants from "Russian types" series

19th century Italian Farm/peasant clothing - Google Search

19th century Italian Farm/peasant clothing - Google Search

Крестьянин. Симбирская губерния, 1870-е. Фото В. Каррика

Крестьянин. Симбирская губерния, 1870-е. Фото В. Каррика

Группа крестьян. Боровичский уезд. Фото 1905г.

Группа крестьян. Боровичский уезд. Фото 1905г.

Россия, конец 19го - начало 20го века, подборка фотографий 2

Россия, конец 19го - начало 20го века, подборка фотографий 2

the cradle - Caucasia from the XIX Century

the cradle - Caucasia from the XIX Century

Крестьянин. Симбирская губерния, 1870-е. Фото В. Каррика

Крестьянин. Симбирская губерния, 1870-е. Фото В. Каррика

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