Traditional Huaso costume from Chile. The huaso, or cowboy of Chile´s central plain, is a picturesque, a character as the cowboy of North America`s western prairie. Illustration by Jo Bartas.
Coffee picker from Costa Rica in traditional clothes. Costa Rica, the catering and preparation of the coffee crop generally begin in November and continue until April. Illustration by Jo Bartas
Le costume moderne. Journal illustré de modes. Specialist journal for the entire women’s costume compartment. Published by C. Heinemann, Berlin 1906.
Woman from cuba in traditional rumba costume.
Native of Dutch Guiana in traditional folk dress 1930s. The three Guianas – British, Dutch and French – are the only South American countries under European domination; all the others are… Read More
Peasant from Uruguay in traditional folk dress.
Hairstyle of a girl from the African tribe of Yetsang (Southern Cameroons).
Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory. The Wodaabe Bororo belong to the ethnic group of the Fulani. They are one of the last tribes of Africa, who have kept… Read More
Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana 1930s. The British colony Gold Coast (“Gold Coast Colony”) in West Africa existed from 1878 to 1958 and was part of British West… Read More