Africa | Swahili woman in Arabic costume. Zanzibar || Vintage postcard

Africa | Swahili woman in Arabic costume. Zanzibar || Vintage postcard

{Matthew 13:21} "Since they don't have deep roots, they don't last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God's Word."

{Matthew 13:21} "Since they don't have deep roots, they don't last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God's Word."

Africa | "Natives in arabic costume".  Zanzibar.  Post stamped 1914. || Vintage postcard; photographer A.R.P de Lord

Africa | "Natives in arabic costume". Zanzibar. Post stamped 1914. || Vintage postcard; photographer A.R.P de Lord

Africa | La Rebellion de Thiès (7 avril 1904).  Coumba Arehn, Courtisan de Canar Fall."  Senegal.  | Vintage postcard; collection Fortier.  No. 610. Post stamped 1905.

Africa | La Rebellion de Thiès (7 avril 1904). Coumba Arehn, Courtisan de Canar Fall." Senegal. | Vintage postcard; collection Fortier. No. 610. Post stamped 1905.

Image produced between 1900 and 1910 by the photographer F.W.H Arkhurst in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast. His studio photographs capture the then fashionable style of women’s dress along the African coast from the Niger Delta to the Ivory Coast as families grew prosperous from trading opportunities in the expanding colonial economies. Hair was swept high and adorned with gold jewelery or wrapped in cloth. Tailored dress of imported cotton prints, often with a shawl or wrap of locally woven…

Image produced between 1900 and 1910 by the photographer F.W.H Arkhurst in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast. His studio photographs capture the then fashionable style of women’s dress along the African coast from the Niger Delta to the Ivory Coast as families grew prosperous from trading opportunities in the expanding colonial economies. Hair was swept high and adorned with gold jewelery or wrapped in cloth. Tailored dress of imported cotton prints, often with a shawl or wrap of locally woven…

Sarah Forbes Bonetta was captured  during a slave hunt in Africa and was later given to Queen Victoria as a gift, aged just eight years old   (Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies), by Camille Silvy, 1862 © National Portrait Gallery, London)

Sarah Forbes Bonetta was captured during a slave hunt in Africa and was later given to Queen Victoria as a gift, aged just eight years old (Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies), by Camille Silvy, 1862 © National Portrait Gallery, London)

Africa | "Young Fulani Girl.  Sudan" | Vintage Postcard; Photographer M. Simon, Djenne (?), date unknown.

Africa | "Young Fulani Girl. Sudan" | Vintage Postcard; Photographer M. Simon, Djenne (?), date unknown.

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