The paintings of the Bushmen in South Africa by Dr. Otto Mosaik. Berlin 1910. Edited by Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Fosen).
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
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 established a supply station at the Cape of Good Hope.
Female from South Africa 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… Read More
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
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… Read More
South Africa, Namibia. Bantu, Xhosa warrior.
Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson
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… Read More
Zulu warrior with weapons in 1902.
Traditional Zulu. South Africa. Peul. African tribes. Ethiopia Senegambia.
Zulu peoples 19thc.. The Zulu are the largest ethnic group in South Africa.