Soldiers on the March, Senegal, 1850s

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Anne Raffenel, Nouveau voyage dans le pays des negres, suivi d'études sur la colonie du Sénégal . . . (Paris, 1856), vol. 1, facing p. 444.

Caption: "Une armée Bambara en marche," shows a group of Bambara/Bamana foot soldiers, led by three horse-mounted "officers" who are followed by two musicians; shown are arms, musical instruments,clothing styles, and the horse's gear.