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19th century Abyssinians 
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I was just reading Flashman on the March, and it led me to this fascinating page of illustrations from an old Russian book:

With the Armies of Menelik II by Alexander Bulatovich.

There are daguerrotypes and drawings of a barbarian people who wouldn't look out of place in a fantasy RPG world.

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Wow! Very cool. It's really like looking into another world. Thanks for those, Droog.

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Reminds me of that old song "Abyssinia in Apple Blossom Time."

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I... see ...

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