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jardinboutanique:

Ivan Bilibin - Cairo 1921

Born in 1876 in Saint Petersburg, Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin was a Russian illustrator and stage designer. Bilibin is part of the ‘Art Nouveau’ artistic period. He died in 1942.

jardinboutanique:

Ivan Bilibin - Cairo 1921

Born in 1876 in Saint Petersburg, Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin was a Russian illustrator and stage designer. Bilibin is part of the ‘Art Nouveau’ artistic period. He died in 1942.

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grand-bazaar:

1920s Egypt Nubian Woman

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nigerianostalgia:

Nigerian couple, dressed in Western-style clothing.
The woman is Comfort Ayename, a senior nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria.
1920s

More Vintage Nigerian photos

Egyptian woman and her cat, 1923. [x]

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zubaeda:

Egyptian women - 1923

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ukpuru:

Dancers of the Ngbogha-Ndem association [of the Ejagham], Cameroon, photographed by Mansfeld (1927).

This women’s society is no longer active, and only a few members are still alive.

— Ute M. Röschenthaler

afrique-du-nord:

A view of a tower in Cairo, 1920.

Taken by Gervais Courtellemont and W. Robert Moore for National Geographic.

afrique-du-nord:

A man peers out from a latticework covered balcony, Egypt, 1920.

Taken by Gervais Courtellemont and W. Robert Moore for National Geographic.

afrique-du-nord:

Two men make tents, Egypt, 1920.

Taken by Gervais Courtellemont and W. Robert Moore for National Geographic.

afrique-du-nord:

An Egyptian street merchant sells fruit, Egypt, 1920.

Taken by Gervais Courtellemont and W. Robert Moore for National Geographic.

Arab Women from southern Algeria

circa 1920s

vintageblackbeauty:

Hair - dressing as a work of art. (1921)

"Charcoal dust and palm oil are freely used, but should necessity arise, the structure must be cut away entirely as it cannot be ‘undone’".

Igbo woman, Nigeria

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Zanzibari women wearing kanga’s

circa 1900-1920

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