African warrior of the Nuer tribe, Sudan 1930s. The Nuer are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia. They are traditionally cattle farmers. Their social structure is… Read More
African tribe Ovambo women, Ondonga S.W. Africa. The Bantu society Ovambo is the most numerous population group of Namibia and is also in the immediately adjacent extreme south of Angola’s… Read More
Sara girl (Sara-Madjingaye). Ethnic group in southern Chad and Central African Republic. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Ashanti warriors. The Ashanti Region (in Akan: Asante Manta) is a region of Ghana with the capital of Kumasi. The vast majority of the population consists of members of the… Read More
Girl of the African tribe of Kanembu from Lake Tchad 1930s.
Skull deformation. Wife of a Mangbetu Chief, Belgian Congo 1925.
Ethiopia Senegambia. Zulu, Peul.
Masai warrior in 1907. With spear, shield and lion headdress.
Traditional Musgu woman from Tschad Photogravure portrait of a traditional Musgu woman with Labret Piercing. The disc stretches the upper lip. Photography by Jaspar von Oertzen in 1930. Musgum, Mulwi… Read More
Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia. The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting by Emile Prisse d’Avennes.… Read More