Arab Women in Zanzibar, antique photo taken around 1890

  • Description

 Two high resolution original old photographs of Arab women in Zanzibar were taken by photographer Gomes & Co in the 1890's. Years later this photo was used as a postcard. 1890's dating of the photograph based on the photographer stamp "Gomes & Co

antique Zanzibar dress

Latest Zanzibar (indoor) fashion around 1895

antique zanzibar dress

This is the outdoor fashion

References:
  1. The early postcards of Zanzibar 2005 by P.C. Evans East Africa study circle page 38 (and on the front cover of the book)