A woman dressed as the iconic Mexican 'Catrina' poses for photographers as she gathers with other women in costume in an attempt to set a record for the most Catrinas in one place during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. The figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada sometime between 1910 and his death in 1913.
Jaisalmer Desert Festival, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India - With events such as camel racing, turban tying, and the longest moustache competition, this quirky Indian festival showcases the cultural wonders of Rajasthan
Royal Artillery Pelisse circa 1815 A faithful copy of the Regimental Pelisse made in best dark blue military grade wool with black russia lace and black wool covered bosses. The fur is bought in especially for this item it is a long, very fine goat hair that is very similiar to the original fur used. The back of the pelisse has russia lace in the correct pattern also.