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Africa | Thembu children of the Qwathi clan. Transkei, South Africa. 1960s/1970s | ©Barbara Tyrrell.

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.

Africa | "Just like you and me, Freetown, Sierra Leone." || Vintage postcard; publisher Kaday Kaday Artists

Africa | "Just like you and me, Freetown, Sierra Leone." || Vintage postcard; publisher Kaday Kaday Artists

Africa | Fulani woman from Oualo (now Waalo), Senegal || Scanned old postcard; published collection Generale Fortier, Dakar

Africa | Fulani woman from Oualo (now Waalo), Senegal || Scanned old postcard; published collection Generale Fortier, Dakar

Ras Tafari Makonnen (Haile Selassie I) as a young man in warrior garments. (via theeducatedfieldnegro)

A Young Ras Tafari Makonnen is dressed in warrior garments, reminiscent of King David himself (Haile Selassie I) Here you see him in lion mane headdress and vestiture, taken in the early century.

Prince Alamayu upon being captured in 1868.

1868 - Portrait Prince Alamayu, son and heir of Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia, wearing shamma and amuletic necklace. Format: Print mounted on card.

Emperor Menelik II of the Ethiopian Empire, leading during the Italian-Ethiopian Wars, helped to maintain Ethiopia's Independence.

Emperor Menelik II of the Ethiopian Empire, leading during the Italian-Ethiopian Wars, helped to maintain Ethiopia's Independence. The father of Ethiopia

Children of Emperor Haile Selassie

Children of Emperor Haile Selassie in England during the time of exile. The Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Prince Makonnen and Princess Tsahai

Tribes of the Omo Valley, East Africa

Tribes of the Omo Valley, East Africa

John, Rosemary, Joe Sr, Eunice, and Kathleen in Cohasset

kennedys-obsession: “ Joe Kennedy with his children, John, Rosemary, Kathleen and Eunice at Sandy Beach in Cohasset, MA.

Haïlé Sélassié Ier en 1971.

my-retro-vintage: “Haile Selassie, last Emperor of Ethiopia, in full imperial regalia ”

Prince Alamayu of Abyssinia. Illustration for The Graphic, 29 November 1879.

Prince Alamayu of Abyssinia. Illustration for The Graphic, 29 November - Licences available from

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