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.


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Traditional African dress • Traditional Congo Costume
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Mother and child of Eastern Djur, Ghana 1930s.
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