Africa, the landscape and the people 1931

African landscape. Granitic rocks on Lake Victoria.

Granitic rocks on Lake Victoria.

Africa, the landscape and the people.

Source: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik.
Published: Studio London 1931.

List of plates:

  • Sara girl (Sara-Madjingaye).
    Ovambo women, Ondonga S.W. Africa.
    Nuer warrior with tribal mark on forehead.
    Musgu woman.
    Nuer, resting position South Sudan.
    Chief in ceromonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana.
    Gate-keeper of a fetish courtyard, Gold Coast.
    Wife of a Mangbetu Chief, Belgian Congo 1925
    Swahili Woman, East Africa.
    Fanti woman. Ethnic group of the Akan, Ivory Coast.
    Kanembu Girl, Lake Tchad.
    Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory.
    Gate-keeper of the Jeve League, Gold Coast.
    Ewe child, Adaklu District, Togo.
    Moru Dance South Sudan.
    Tatooing a Jarawa woman, Nigeria.
    Nuer Woman, South Sudan.
    Yetsang Girl (Southern Cameroons).
    Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria.
    Eastern Djur Ghana, Mother and Child.
    Musgu village.
    Kanuris playing dice, Dikwa Nigeria.
    Tournament in Dikwa, Borno State, Nigeria.
    Young Musgu shepherds, banks of the Logone.
    Cloud of weaver-birds on the Dinder.
    Resting Water-buck.
    Victoria Falls of the Zambezi.
    Uluguru Mountains, Tanganyika Tansania.
    Southern Rhodesian Landscape.
    Archaen rock cones in the Namib Desert.
    Baga fetish temple. West African ethnic group on the coast of Lower Guinea. Main groups of Baga are the Koba, Fore and Sitemu.
    Ikandu Falls near Newcastle.
    Granitic rocks on Lake Victoria.
    Flock of gannets (Sula capensis), S.W. African coast.
    Mundang houses, Léré, Mayo Kebi Chad.
    Brooding penquins, Dassen Island, Cape Colony.
    Native Church in Pandemai, Liberia.
    Fleeing ostriches, Tonga, White Nile.
    Captured and plucked ostriches belonging to Shua Arabs, Bornu.
    Mount Kenya.
    Volcanic formation (Mawenzi), Kilimanjaro.
    Oil-palms (Elaeis), Belgian Congo.
    Houses of the wives of the king of Bamum, Foumban, northeast Cameroon.
    Forest on Mt. Kilimanjaro.
    Falls of the Tana River near Fort Hall, Kenya.
    Clay fetish of the Ewe tribe, Gold Coast Ghana.
    Aloe tree and Euphorbia, Nama Land, S.W. Africa.


African tribe, Sara girl (Sara-Madjingaye).
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20th Century • 30s • Africa • Chad • Hairstyle
Traditional African dress • Traditional Chad Costume
Ornamental tattooing from Africa, Borneo, New Zealand
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Africa • Asia • Borneo • Caroline Island • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • New Zealand • Oceania • Traditional
Tattoo • Traditional Maori costume • Traditional New Zealand dress • Tribal Costumes
Woman hairdress from Central African Republic.
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20th Century • Africa • Central African Republic • Hairstyle
Tattoo • Traditional African dress
African hairstyle, Congo Makele, Goma woman.
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20th Century • Africa • Congo • Hairstyle
Traditional African dress
Zulu group with weapons. South Africa 1876.
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1876 • 19th Century • Africa • South Africa • Traditional
Traditional South Africa Costume • Traditional Zulu clothing
Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls.
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1881 • 19th Century • Africa • Genre • South Africa • Tanzania
Landscape • Traditional South Africa Costume
Arabia, Africa. Tuareg Warrior. Historical clothing.
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19th Century • Africa • Arabia • Middle East
Auguste Wahlen • Traditional Arabian costumes
Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano.
Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano. Historical clothing. Bornu was an empire in centr... Read more
19th Century • Africa • Nigeria • Sudan
Traditional African dress
African tribe of Yetsang. Hairstyle.
Hairstyle of a girl from the African tribe of Yetsang (Southern Cameroons). Gallery: The dark c... Read more
20th Century • 30s • Africa • Cameroon • Hairstyle
Traditional African dress

  1. Suisse costumes nationaux
  2. Traditional French national costumes.
  3. Tyrolean national costumes 1835.
  4. Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle de Vienne.
  5. Costumes of Japan and Java.
  6. Historical Asia costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  7. Our islands and their people. Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Cuba.
  8. Costumes of all countries by Alexandre Lacauchie 1850s.
  9. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
  10. The costume of Turkey. Ottoman Empire 18th century.
  11. Traditional Dutch national costumes.
  12. The Switzerland national costumes of 17th ‚18th, 19th century originals.
  13. Folk dresses from Norway, Dutch, Germany and Hungaria.
  14. Mexico by Carl Nebel 1836.
  15. Provincial Russia. Costume and Culture.
  16. Costume of the Russian empire by Edward Harding.
  17. Serbian national costumes by Vladimir Kirin.
  18. Historical European costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  19. The Highlanders of Scotland, 1870.
  20. Costumes and scenery of Afghanistan.
  21. Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups.
  22. The dark continent. Africa, the landscape and the people 1931.
  23. Historical costumes from Africa, America and Oceania.
  24. Traditional folk costumes of Italy and France in 1821.
  25. The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes 1870-1878.
Man from Uri, Switzerland.
Folk costume of a Man from Uri, Switzerland. Source: The Swiss national costumes of XVII - XI... Read more
19th Century • Switzerland • Traditional
Canton of Uri • Traditional Switzerland costumes
Romanian Peasant from Bihor, Transylvania.
Peasant from Bihor, Transylvania. (Tăran din Bihor, Transilvania.) Gallery: Romanian Folk Costum... Read more
Romania • Traditional
Embroidery designs • Traditional Romania costumes
Sioux Black Eagle. North American indian.
Sioux Black Eagle. North American indian.  He is wearing an eagle feather bonnet.   Read more
1890 • 19th Century • Headdresses • Native American • North America • Traditional
Native american dress
Hungarian Cattle Guard Costume.
Hungarian Cattle Guard Costume. Cardeur de boeufs du Comitat de Biher. (Basse-Hongrie) Musée de ... Read more
19th Century • Hungary • Traditional
Hungarian national costumes • Traditional Hungary costumes
Japan Merchant of oranges. Traditional Japan costumes.
Japan Merchant of oranges. Marchande d'oranges. Published by Autour du Monde. Souvenirs de Voyag... Read more
1895 • 19th Century • Asia • Genre • Japan • Traditional
Boulanger • Traditional Japanese costume
Moldawia folk dresses. Austro-Hungarian monarchy costumes
Moldawia folk dresses. Traditional national costumes. The peoples of the Austro-Hungarian monarch... Read more
1890 • 19th Century • Moldova • Traditional
Moldova national costume
Historical, traditional Scotland costumes 1850s.
Historical, traditional Scotland costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes D... Read more
1850 • 19th Century • Scotland • Traditional
Alexandre Lacauchie • Traditional Scottish National Costume
Traditional Woman costumes of Lyon.
Traditional Woman costumes of Lyon c.1860. Suite de Costumes. Costume de Femmes du peuple de Lyon... Read more
19th Century • France • Traditional
French national costumes • Traditional France costume