The Swahili, or coast population, are interesting folk with their African
speech, admixture of Asiatic blood and Arab religion. The incongruous
combination of archaism and modernism is delightfully illustrated in the
nose ornament and necklet safety-pin
A native girl, bent on the embellishment of her personal charms, is
exactly manipulating her coiffure before a mirror fixed to a tree stump.
Among the toilet requisites of the Fanti women are various perfumes,
one of the most usual being prepared from material produced by snakes