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Braided Collection

Background imageBraided Collection: Eritrea - Water Carrier

Eritrea - Water Carrier
Eritrea - Female Water Carrier Date: 1936

Background imageBraided Collection: Mali, Africa - Young women from Timbuktu

Mali, Africa - Young women from Timbuktu
Mali, Africa - Two young women from Timbuktu Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Ethiopian Woman - Braided Hair - Nose Ring

Ethiopian Woman - Braided Hair - Nose Ring
A beautiful Ethiopian Woman in profile, with long braided hair, jewellery and a very large nose ring. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Madagascar - A Group of Betsileo Women

Madagascar - A Group of Betsileo Women, a highland ethnic group. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Sudanese woman showing traditional facial scarification and elegantly braided hair

Sudanese woman showing traditional facial scarification and elegantly braided hair - (see 10284598 and 10587718 (close-up) for the original B/W print versions). Date: circa 1907

Background imageBraided Collection: 1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe women

1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe women Photograph by a British army recruitment officer stationed in East Africa and the Middle East during World War II

Background imageBraided Collection: Anabaptist milkmaid of Switzerland, 19th century

Anabaptist milkmaid of Switzerland, 19th century
Anabaptist milkmaid of the Canton of Basel, Switzerland, 19th century. She carries a pail of milk and wears a simple cornette cap, braided hair tied with a ribbon

Background imageBraided Collection: Member of the Meru Tribe - Kenya, East Africa

Member of the Meru Tribe - Kenya, East Africa
Memeber of the Meru Tribe - Kenya, East Africa. Both men and women of this region stretch their ears, although today more women than men follow the practice

Background imageBraided Collection: Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous

Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Bangala indigenous. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageBraided Collection: 1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe

1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe Photograph by a British army recruitment officer stationed in East Africa and the Middle East during World War II

Background imageBraided Collection: 1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe warriors

1940s East Africa Kenya Msai tribe warriors Photograph by a British army recruitment officer stationed in East Africa and the Middle East during World War II

Background imageBraided Collection: Girl of Pietraferrazzana, Abruzzo, Italy, 19th century

Girl of Pietraferrazzana, Abruzzo, Italy, 19th century. Her veil is posed to reveal her partially braided hair, and her clothes are decorated with gold braid, embroidery and ribbons

Background imageBraided Collection: Straw-hat makers, women and girl, sewing hats

Straw-hat makers, women and girl, sewing hats from braided and plaited straw in a milliners shop. Handcoloured woodcut engraving from The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts

Background imageBraided Collection: Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley, explorer. 19th century

Background imageBraided Collection: Advert, Health Braided Wire Bustles

Advert, Health Braided Wire Bustles, October 1888. 1888

Background imageBraided Collection: Queen Matilda

Queen Matilda
King Henry I had left his lands in France to his nephew, Stephen. He left the English throne to his daughter Matilda (1102-1167). 1141

Background imageBraided Collection: Three women wearing braided bathing frocks suitable for the summer months

Three women wearing braided bathing frocks suitable for the summer months, available from Swan & Edgar s, department store. Date: 1909

Background imageBraided Collection: Dress Watch in Gift BoX Date: 1948

Dress Watch in Gift BoX Date: 1948

Background imageBraided Collection: Advert for Peter Robinsons womens spring wear 1910

Advert for Peter Robinsons womens spring wear 1910
Latest fashion clothing for the spring, wearing a Paris frock with shades of French Voile, bodice is effectively trimmed with self colour guipure and the vest is silver lace

Background imageBraided Collection: Woman from the Congo, Central Africa

Woman from the Congo, Central Africa
Head and shoulders portrait of a young woman from the Congo, Central Africa Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Rear view of two young Zulu Women, South Africa

Rear view of two young Zulu Women, South Africa. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBraided Collection: Bisharin woman from Aswan, Egypt

Bisharin woman from Aswan, Egypt. The Bisharin tribe live in the eastern part of the Nubian Desert in Sudan and southern Egypt. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Bisharin Girl - Egypt

Bisharin Girl - Egypt
Beautiful portrait photograph of a Bisharin Girl with braided hair, beads and long tunic - Egypt Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: A Group of Bisharin Tribal Women and Children - Egypt

A Group of Bisharin Tribal Women and Children - Egypt. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBraided Collection: East African Woman - Braided Hair, shell necklace

East African Woman - Braided Hair, shell necklace
East African Woman with Braided Hair, shell necklace and extensive additional face and neck jewellery. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBraided Collection: Three girls of The Mandinka - West Africa

Three girls of The Mandinka - West Africa
Three girls of The Mandinka (Malinke, Mandinko or Mandingo), a West African ethnic group. Their arms are entwined with a pole running behind their backs. Date: 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: A Nubian Girl - Egypt

A Nubian Girl - Egypt Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Man from The Congo, Africa - Scarification

Man from The Congo, Africa - Scarification
Portrait of a man from The Congo, Central Africa - bearing remarkable facial scarification in the form of cosses, dots, lines and zig-zags Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBraided Collection: Two Zulu Mothers carrying their children

Two Zulu Mothers carrying their children, using hide slings across their backs - Southern Africa. Date: circa 1909

Background imageBraided Collection: Mandinka Girls - Sierra Leone, Africa

Mandinka Girls - Sierra Leone, Africa
Mandinka Girls - Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa. Different traditional hairstyles in evidence. Date: circa 1905

Background imageBraided Collection: A Moorish woman from Senegal

A Moorish woman from Senegal
A young Moorish woman from Senegal Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Burkina Faso (Upper Volta) Toucouleurs (Fula) Woman

Burkina Faso (Upper Volta) Toucouleurs (Fula) Woman
A Fula (Toucouleurs) Woman from Bukina Faso (Upper Volta), a landlocked country in West Africa. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBraided Collection: A Fula Woman - Senegal, West Africa

A Fula Woman - Senegal, West Africa - displaying distinctive traditional ornamental headwear and hairstyle, large single-bead necklace and hooped earrings

Background imageBraided Collection: Chad - Milk Sellers at N Djamena (Fort-Lamy)

Chad - Milk Sellers at N Djamena (Fort-Lamy). Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBraided Collection: Bronze Age. Four interlaced plaits. From Farup at Vindum, ce

Bronze Age. Four interlaced plaits. From Farup at Vindum, central Jutland. C. 350 BC. National Museum of Denmark

Background imageBraided Collection: Girl from Bukina Faso - Profile

Girl from Bukina Faso - Profile
Pretty Girl from Bukina Faso - shot in profile and showing the distinctive braided hairstyle, and varieties of beads worn around the head as well as the neck

Background imageBraided Collection: Djibouti, East Africa - A Young Serae girl (from Eritrea)

Djibouti, East Africa - A Young Serae girl (from Eritrea)
Djibouti, East Africa (then French Somaliland) - A Young Serae girl (likely (from Eritrea). Date: 1905

Background imageBraided Collection: Pretty Young Senegalese girl with braided hair and necklace

Pretty Young Senegalese girl with braided hair and necklace
Pretty Young Senegalese girl with braided hair and large necklace. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Sudan - Africa - Men and Women at Lado Enclave

Sudan - Africa - Men and Women at Lado Enclave Date: circa 1910

Background imageBraided Collection: A young Moorish Woman of Senegal

A young Moorish Woman of Senegal Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Black African man in Egypt

Black African man in Egypt. The card labels this man as a Babarin - Babar was the old term for ALL black people in Egypt at this period. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBraided Collection: Bedouin Woman with interesting chin tattoo

Bedouin Woman with interesting chin tattoo
Bedouin Woman from Egypt with a very interesting chin tattoo

Background imageBraided Collection: Falka by H. B. Farnie

Falka by H. B. Farnie
Falka by H.B. Farnie. Two images from the flyer for Falka at The Royal Comedy Theatre in London. Date: 1880s

Background imageBraided Collection: Falka by H. B. Farnie. Image of Folbach, Falkas uncle

Falka by H. B. Farnie. Image of Folbach, Falkas uncle
Falka by H.B. Farnie. Shown here is Folbach, Falkas uncle. The caption reads Our motto is Prudence and Fall back. One can assume that these are all accurate depictions of the costumes. Date: 1880s

Background imageBraided Collection: Falka by H. B. Farnie. Image of Falkas boyfriend, Arthur

Falka by H. B. Farnie. Image of Falkas boyfriend, Arthur
This page shows Falkas boyfriend, Arthur. She disguises herself as him in an attempt to get away from her uncle. They are depicted in similar costumes. The caption reads That little nose. Date: 1880s

Background imageBraided Collection: Advert for American Braided Wire bustles 1887

Advert for American Braided Wire bustles 1887
Popular dress improvers, light, flexible, strong, durable and perfect, MYRA pattern braided wire bustle, trade mark on all goods. Date: 1887

Background imageBraided Collection: Styles of hair worn in the Roman period

Styles of hair worn in the Roman period
Hairdressing from antiquity to the present - Style of hair worn in the Roman period Date: circa 2nd century AD

Background imageBraided Collection: Kenya, East Africa - Man with his two wives

Kenya, East Africa - Man with his two wives - it appears he may have a false (artificial) left leg (which would explain the walking stick). Date: circa 1910s



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