Tag Archives: Traditional African dress

Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581

Habit, Woman, Africa, Habitus Variarum, 16th century, Thomas Jefferys

African woman in 16th century

Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581 from Habitus Variarum.

Africaine

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Usagara. Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor.

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Usagara, Tanzania

Chief of Mamboya, with his son and witch doctor.

Usagara, Tanzania

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Zulu Warrior. Zulu-Kraal. South Africa 1899.

zulu, warrior, soldier, tribe, tribal, native, africaZulu Warrior and Kraal. South Africa 1899.

Wedding dance, ornaments utensils, interior hut.

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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.

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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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