Caravan Arriving at Timbuctoo, 1853

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Heinrich Barth, Voyages et Decovertes dans l'Afrique Septentrionale et Centrale pendant les annees 1849 a 1855 (Paris, 1860-61), vol. 4 [1861], facing title page. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Caption, "Entree a Tombouctou"; a caravan approaching the city in Sept. 7, 1853; city in the distance. English editions of Barth's book were published as Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (London, 1857; Philadelphia, 1859).