Canoes Battling the Surf, Dahomey, 1890s

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Image Reference

Henri Morienval, La Guerre du Dahomey (Paris, 1898), p. 63

Caption, "la barre a Kotonou" (the bar at Cotonou). Although this illustration does not depict slaving activities, it illustrates the type of surf that canoes confronted as they transported their human cargo to the waiting slave ships.