A Moorish Soldier; A Moorish Prince; A Moorish Princess; A Woman of Ordinary Rank

Description

This image depicts Muslims from the Senegambia region. It is one of several fanciful engravings created by the publisher for this volume and not based on an eye-witness sketch. Jean-Baptiste-Léonard Durand (1742-1812) was a French director for the Compagnie du Sénégal in 1785 and 1786. The first edition in French does not contain any images.

Source

Jean Baptiste Durand, A voyage to Senegal . . . translated from the French, & embellished with numerous engravings (London, 1806), between pp. 136-137.

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

durand3

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Western Savanna

Citation

"A Moorish Soldier; A Moorish Prince; A Moorish Princess; A Woman of Ordinary Rank", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1603
This image depicts Muslims from the Senegambia region. It is one of several fanciful engravings created by the publisher for this volume and not based on an eye-witness sketch. Jean-Baptiste-Léonard Durand (1742-1812) was a French director for the Compagnie du Sénégal in 1785 and 1786. The first edition in French does not contain any images.
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