Fishing Boats, Northern Nigeria, 1820s

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Image Reference

Dixon Denham, Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824 (London, 1826), facing p. 229.

Based on a field sketch by Denham, this engraving is captioned "Fishing boats of the Shary" [Shari, Chari]. In the background are several empty boats with fishing nets; foreground, a boat (canoe) with male paddlers.