DYNAMIC AFRICA

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Posts tagged "vintage"

Vintage cover photos of magazines that catered specifically to black women. 

"Coiffure Foulbé" Cameroon.

Vintage postcard; photo R.Pauleau. N°80.

Mandara hairstyle. Mora, northern Cameroon.

Scanned old postcard.

Fula (Fulani/Fulbe) woman from Guinea.
Vintage postcard; photographer unknown.

Fula (Fulani/Fulbe) woman from Guinea.

Vintage postcard; photographer unknown.

grand-bazaar:

1920s Morocco - Marrakech Snake Charmer

Every Thursday, we here at Dynamic Africa get a little nostalgic and turn back the hands of time on Africa’s past. 
Today is #TBT and we’re all about history. From vintage photographs to victorious feats, follow our blog, pinterest, twitter and facebook accounts for your weekly dose of African history. View all our history posts here. 
View all our vintage posts here.

Every Thursday, we here at Dynamic Africa get a little nostalgic and turn back the hands of time on Africa’s past.

Today is #TBT and we’re all about history. From vintage photographs to victorious feats, follow our blog, pinterest, twitter and facebook accounts for your weekly dose of African history.

View all our history posts here.

View all our vintage posts here.

(via dynamicafrica)

Adama Kouyaté (b. 1928)
Ségou #19
, 1954
Silver gelatin print, 2010, from original negative
11.5 x 11.5 inches (29.2 x 29.2 cm)
Courtesy of Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris

Adama Kouyaté (b. 1928)
Ségou #98
, 1969 or later

Silver gelatin print, 2010, from original negative
11.5 x 11.5 inches (29.2 x 29.2 cm)
Courtesy of Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris

#TBTAfrica: Vintage photographs of women in Nigeria.

Vintage postcard photograph of an Acholi warrior in Uganda.

Vintage postcard photograph of an Acholi warrior in Uganda.

Vintage postcard photograph of ‘Wilberforce Street’ in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Vintage postcard photograph of daily life in Casablanca, Morocco.

nigerianostalgia:

A Yoruba woman weaves native cloth on a traditional hand-loom. The cloth was woven from locally-grown cotton and dyed by local methods.

Before the Second World War, production was steadily declining due to cheap imports from Europe and elsewhere, but wartime restrictions led to a revival in the local product.

South West Nigeria
March 1945.

More Vintage Nigerian photos

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"Euphoria of two young men as they meet and greet each other"

Taken by Ambroise Ngayimoko, Angolan-born DRC photographer, in 1972.

J.D.’Okhai Ojeikere - Untitled, Circa 1959