'Mynga' - from the Mumuhuila tribe of Angola
www.john-kenny.com This stunning girl has typical hair for a Mumuhuila. Even for Africa, the hairstyles are like something I've never come across before. It has a similar amount of preparation put into it like the Himba would with powdered ochre and buttermilk (i.e. they might spend maybe an hour or more each day adding powder and oils to keep its form and almost 'wet' look) but the hair of the Mumuhuila is actually different...because of the colours and it's also hard as a rock. It's…
Woman with Braided Hair
An 1880 CDV. I believe that is May 4, 1880. From an album. According to the obituaries found by Nori, she is approximately 19 in this picture, and her fiancé was about 32.