Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581 from Habitus Variarum.
Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor.
Wedding dance, ornaments utensils, interior hut.
Costume of Gambia.
Historical Berber costumes. Morocco, 1862.
London Street Art.
Adoo Quamina in war dress, a captain and courtier to the Ashanti king at Coomassie (Kumasi).
The Cape of Good Hope and surrounding countries. 19th century.
The beginning of modern historiography in South Africa is set to 6 April 1652, when the Dutchman Jan van Riebeeck on behalf of the Dutch East India Company (Dutch Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie, VOC) established a supply station at the Cape of Good Hope. The Cape Dutch brought many slaves from Indonesia, Madagascar and India into the country. Beginning of the year 1743 the number of slaves in the province was significantly higher than that of European settlers.
African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Historical clothing.
Roi de Boussa.
Africa. Girl from Timbuktu. Historical clothing.
Jeune fille de Timbouctou (Afrique). Continue reading