Arab women in Zanzibar 1895

Arab Women in Zanzibar, antique photo taken around 1890


 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

  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)