Chinese infantry

Chinese infantry

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Caption: A Chinese soldier of infantry, or tiger of war. The missionaries have denominated them 'tigers of war', from their dress, which has some resemblance to that animal; being striped and having ears on the cap.He holds a scimitar and shield made of wicker or basket-work. On the shield is the face of a monster to intimidate the enemy. Image taken from The Costume of China. Illustrated in forty-eight coloured engravings. Originally published in William Miller: London, 1805.

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Keywords: clothing, costume, english, historical, history, military, military occupations, military uniform, soldier, the costume of china illustrated in forty-eight c, uniform

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