Africa | "Weird Congo Ideals of Adornment by Scarring the Flesh".  Belgian Congo. ca. 1920 Photo J H Harris | Image and text taken from the publication "People of All Nations; their life story today and the story of their past". Edited by J A Hammerton.

Congo Ideals of Adornment by Scarring the Flesh". 1920 Photo J H Harris

Stamp: Ansellia africana (syn.Ansellia gigantea) (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 306,Sn:BE-CD 274,Yt:BE-CD 313,Sg:BE-CD 307,Bel:BE-CD 313

Stamp: Ansellia africana (syn.Ansellia gigantea) (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 306,Sn:BE-CD 274,Yt:BE-CD 313,Sg:BE-CD 307,Bel:BE-CD 313

Stamp: Eurychone galeandrae (syn.Angraecum galeandrae) (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 300,Sn:BE-CD 268,Yt:BE-CD 307,Sg:BE-CD 301,Bel:BE-CD 307

Stamp: Eurychone galeandrae (syn.Angraecum galeandrae) (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 300,Sn:BE-CD 268,Yt:BE-CD 307,Sg:BE-CD 301,Bel:BE-CD 307

Stamp: Eulophia cucullata (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 315,Sn:BE-CD 283,Yt:BE-CD 322,Sg:BE-CD 316,Bel:BE-CD 322

Stamp: Eulophia cucullata (Belgian Congo) (Flowers) Mi:BE-CD 315,Sn:BE-CD 283,Yt:BE-CD 322,Sg:BE-CD 316,Bel:BE-CD 322

Audrey Hepburn in Africa, 1958, where she was filming The Nun’s Story.

An entry from Spires and Gargoyles

A lovely Audrey Hepburn sans makeup in the former Belgian Congo, 1958

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Europeans Arrive In Bulawayo From Belgian Congo (1960) - YouTube

Europeans Arrive In Bulawayo From Belgian Congo (1960) - YouTube

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