Category Archives: 30s

Agnès-Drecoll. Robe d’après-midi en crêpe de Chine noir.

Agnès-Drecoll, Art Deco, fashion history, costume, haute couture, France

Robe d’après-midi en crêpe de Chine noir, 1932.

Agnès-Drecoll.
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Ensembles of Bernard & Cie and Ardanse.

Bernard & Cie, Ardanse, haute couture, france, art-deco fashion

Left: Ardanse. Right: Bernard & Cie

Ensembles of Bernard & Cie and Ardanse.

Page of the fashion magazine Art-Goût-Beauté (1920-1933).

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Création Chanel. Dress worn by Princess Dimitri.

Chanel, Dress, haute couture, vintage, art-deco

Création Chanel 1932. Dress for afternoon-evening.

Création Chanel 1932

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African tribe of Yetsang. Hairstyle.

African tribe Yetsang. girl Hairstyle. Cameroon.

Yetsang Girl (Southern Cameroons).

Hairstyle of a girl from the African tribe of Yetsang (Southern Cameroons).

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Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria.

African warriors costumes. Bodyguards of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa.

Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria.

Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Woman of the African tribe of Wodaabe Bororo, 1930s.

African hair styles. African tribe of Wodaabe Bororo

Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory.

Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory.

The Wodaabe Bororo belong to the ethnic group of the Fulani. They are one of the last tribes of Africa, who have kept as cattle herders in the Sahel her fully nomadic existence. Mostly the Wodaabe live today in Niger

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana.

African Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast.

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana.

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana 1930s.

The British colony Gold Coast (“Gold Coast Colony”) in West Africa existed from 1878 to 1958 and was part of British West Africa. In 1957 they gained independence with the British Protectorate British Togoland (formerly part of Togoland) as the Republic of Ghana.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Tournament in Dikwa, Borno State, Nigeria.

African warriors of the Dikwa Emirate

Tournament in Dikwa, Borno State, Nigeria.

Tournament in Dikwa, Borno State, Nigeria 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Mother and child of Eastern Djur, Ghana 1930s.

Mother and child. African tribe hair styles, Ghana.

Eastern Djur Ghana, Mother and Child.

Mother and child of Eastern Djur, Ghana 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Peoples from the African Jarawa tribe tatooing a woman.

African Jarawa tribe Tatoo, costumes.

Tatooing a Jarawa woman.

Peoples from the African Jarawa tribe tatooing a woman, Nigeria 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

African dance of the Moru tribe, South Sudan 1930s.

African dance. Moru tribe, South Sudan costume, tribals.

Moru Dance South Sudan.

African dance of the Moru tribe, South Sudan 1930s.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik