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”).
Peru 1821. Females of Lima. Historic costumes.
Free Mulatto of Lima, Peru.
Tapada Lima. AMÉRIQUE. Tapada de saya. (Lima)
Pizarro before Charles V. Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru, was born in Spain about 1475. In 1522 he became a captain, and organized an expedition to explore and conquer… Read More
The peruvian woman´s headdress.
Female from Santísima Trinidad de Huancayo, Peru. The people of Huancayo, in gorgeous rented costumes such as this, annually celebrate the fiesta of their city´s patron saint. Peruvian Indians love fiestas,… Read More