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Vintage Photos: Women

Collection by Caryn Jeffery

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Princess Leia before her time. (The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis. Native American Women, Native American History, American Indians, American Girl, The Americans, Hopi Indians, Cherokee Indians, Native Indian, Choctaw Indian

The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they too can trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis. (?)

wonderful work from John Kenny 'Mynga' - from the Mumuhuila tribe of Angola. Notice the 2 shorter hair locks with metal beads close to the face, like ancient priestesses. Her face is reminiscent of the wooden statues of priestesses of Amun. John Kenny, Stunning Girls, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Eyes, Beautiful Women, African Tribes, African Women, Art Afro

'Mynga' - from the Mumuhuila tribe of Angola

www.john-kenny.com This stunning girl has typical hair for a Mumuhuila. Even for Africa, the hairstyles are like something I've never come across before. It has a similar amount of preparation put into it like the Himba would with powdered ochre and buttermilk (i.e. they might spend maybe an hour or more each day adding powder and oils to keep its form and almost 'wet' look) but the hair of the Mumuhuila is actually different...because of the colours and it's also hard as a rock. It's…

"Woman with Braided Hair An 1880 CDV . she is approximately 19 in this picture, and her fiancée was about Such a sassy look! Victorian Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Images, Old Photos

Woman with Braided Hair

An 1880 CDV. I believe that is May 4, 1880. From an album. According to the obituaries found by Nori, she is approximately 19 in this picture, and her fiancé was about 32.

Vintage Hairstyles New Zealand circa Group of unidentified young women outdoors, probably Christchurch district. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Historical Photos, Edwardian Era

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librar-y: “ New Zealand circa 1905. Group of unidentified young women outdoors, probably Christchurch district. ”

Central Africa Vintage photographic prints of the elaborate hairstyles worn by the Mangbetu women of the Congo : photographic themangbetu hairstyles elaborate central vintage africa prints women congo worn the the of byCentral Africa African Tribes, African Diaspora, African Women, African Art, African Culture, African History, Fotografia Retro, Arte Tribal, Pelo Natural

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Central Africa | Vintage photographic prints of the elaborate hairstyles worn by the Mangbetu women of the Congo

Princess Tsai Lun Wearing Native Peking Dress Very noble woman Chinese Culture, Chinese Art, Chinese Style, Chinese Fashion, Asian History, Women In History, Historical Clothing, Historical Photos, Old Pictures

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Princess Tsai Lun in native Peking dress in 19 June 1922

The stunning Princess Emma Bakayishonga is looking royal in prints & jewels : Ruanda-Urundi, Congo Belge African Beauty, African Women, African Fashion, Ankara Fashion, African Style, We Are The World, People Of The World, African Culture, African American History

Emma Bakayishonga fille du mwami Yuhi Musinga et soeur du mwami Mutara III Rudahigwa

princesse Bakayishonga fille du roi Yuri V Musinga #King

African American Woman Portrait by Black History Album- Beautiful Louis Daguerre, Kings & Queens, American Photo, American Life, Vintage Black Glamour, Female Portrait, Woman Portrait, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us

African American Woman Portrait

Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910) Source: State Library and Archives of Florida Photographic Collection. Copyright: No Known Copyright Restrictions (?) For more on African American experience and achievements in the U.S. and elsewhere visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to black history and culture.