Rio de la Plata. Woman from the countryside. Argentina. AMÉRIQUE, Femme de la campagne. Rio de la Plata – environ de Buenos Aires, Montévidéo.
Botokuden or Aymoré people Indians from south-east Brazil.
Maxuruna. Peruvian indigenous tribesman. From the journey undertaken by the author with Johann Baptist Ritter von Spix (1781-1826), between 1817 and 1820. South America, 19th century.
Cuba costume at the end of the 19th century.
Outfielder of the French light infantry in Mexico 1861. Infanterie légère d’une compagnie de voltigeurs (Mexique).
Brazilian merchants ride to the market at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, 19th c.. Caravane de marchands allant a Tijuca. Source: L’Univers, Histoire et description de tous les… Read More
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
A Chola from La Paz wearing a Bowler hat. The Bolivian chola of La Paz wears a small derby-like hat, which is made either of felt or of highly varnished… Read More
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