Illustrations of ancient Mexican feather head-dresses and of the mode of wearing them taken from native Manuscripts.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
Catalina de Erauso alias Francisco Loyola who became famous as a soldier, was a Basque noblewoman who lived as a man for several decades (“The nun lieutenant”).
THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
Mexique No.15, AMÉRIQUE INDIEN DE CHAPULTEPEC (Environs de Mexico). Musée cosmopolite No. 249.
Argentinean landlord 1839.
Host of a Black bar in the north of Brazil
A Vanishing Figure. An Argentine Gaucho 1915.
Peru 1821. Females of Lima. Historic costumes.
Free Mulatto of Lima, Peru.