Wedding dance, ornaments utensils, interior hut.
Zulu group. South Africa, 1876.
Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls.
Man and woman from the San people in South Africa.
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.
South Africa. A male from Namibia. Historical clothing.
From the book: Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; Publié par Auguste Wahlen. Chevalier de Plusieurs Orders. Europe. Bruxelles, a la Librairie Historique-Artistique, Rue de Schaerbeek, 12. 1844.
South Africa, Namibia. Bantu, Xhosa warrior.
Headdresses of African people of South Africa, Nigeria, Sierra Leone.
Man of Kashna, South Africa – Woman of Jacoba, South Africa – Woman of Liessi, South Africa – Man from the city Doumbu, Sierra Leone- Man of Yoruba, Nigeria.
From “Full Peoples Gallery in images of all nations” by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche, Meissen, 1840.