Category Archives: Brazil

Traditional Brazil folk costumes

Maxuruna. Brazilian indigenous tribesman.

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Maxuruna. A Brazil indigenous tribesman of the Matis indians, known as Jaguar people.

Maxuruna. Peruvian indigenous tribesman.

From the journey undertaken by the author with Johann Baptist Ritter von Spix (1781-1826), between 1817 and 1820. South America, 19th century.

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African people from Bahia Brazil in 1840.

Latin america African people dress. Traditional Brazil Bahia costumes.

African people from Bahia Brazil.

African people from Bahia Brazil in 1840.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz. Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich

Brazil dance costume. Latin american folk dress.

Traditional Brazil Carnival costume. Brazilian dance costume. Latin american folk dress.

Brazil dance costume.

Brazil dance costume.

In the night clubs of Rio de Janeiro and other large Brazilian cities, one occasionally sees the Hollywood type of performer, whose exaggerated rhythms and fantastic costume bear little relation to native tradition.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

Aborigines clothing of South America.

Aborigines clothing of South America. Brazil national costumes. Natives of Patagonia traditional dresses.Terra del Fuego. Botocudos of Brazil.

Aborigines of South America.

Aborigines clothing of South America.

1.2.3. Botocudos of Brazil. 4.5.6. Natives of Patagonia. 7.8. Natives of Terra del Fuego.

The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886