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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Native girl with basket on head

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Native girl - showing type of dress common at Elizabethville. Colors are usually dark - brown, or some appropriate color. All carry on their head anything they happen to have. They wear a dress composed of a single piece of cloth which is drawn around just under the arms and worn as was the sheath gown some years ago. Similar to Roman tunic. [Shantz travel journal, Dec. 30, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19191229_36901_m
Created: 
1919-12-29
City: 
Lubumbashi
City Then: 
Elizabethville
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Then: 
Belgian Congo
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No