Tag Archives: Traditional African dress

Costume of Gambia. Voyage to Africa 1823.

Gambia, Africa, Traditional, historical, costumes, Thomas Edward Bowdich

Gambia. Alcade, Senhara, Moorish Muslims

Costume of Gambia.

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Historical Berber costumes from Morocco, 1862.

Berber costumes, Tuareg, Morocco, Maroc, dress, Marruecos, Trajes, traditional, MM. Rouargue frères

Costumes of Morocco

Historical Berber costumes. Morocco, 1862.

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Art work by Dale Grimshaw. East London, 2016.

African, Makeup, Make up, Graffiti, London, Brick lane, Artist, Dale Grimshaw, tribe

Art work by Dale Grimshaw, London 2016.

London Street Art.

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Adoo Quamina in war dress. Ashanti Ghana.

Adoo Quamina. Ashanti. Ghana. Africa war dress.

Adoo Quamina.

Adoo Quamina

Adoo Quamina in war dress, a captain and courtier to the Ashanti king at Coomassie (Kumasi).

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The Cape of Good Hope.

Sailing ships in storm. South Africa, Cape of Good Hope. 19th century history.

Loss of the Sceptre.

The Cape of Good Hope and surrounding countries. 19th century.

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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.

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African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan.

African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Historical clothing.

King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Roi de Boussa.

African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Historical clothing.

Roi de Boussa.

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Africa. Girl from Timbuktu. Historical clothing.

Africa Mali. Girl from Timbuktu. Historical clothing.

Girl from Timbuktu (Africa). Jeune fille de Timbouctou (Afrique).

Africa. Girl from Timbuktu. Historical clothing.

Jeune fille de Timbouctou (Afrique). Continue reading

Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano.

Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano. Historical clothing.

Young girl from Kano. Bornu empire, Sudan. Bournouaise.

Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano. Historical clothing.

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African girl from Kano, Sudan.

African Sudan, Kano. Historical clothing.

Girl from Kano, Sudan. Jeune fille de Kano.

Africa Sudan, girl from Kano. Historical clothing.

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South African medicine man costume.

South African medicine man costume. Traditional Africa clothing

Medicine man from South Africa

South African medicine man costume.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

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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