Village Scene, Senegal, 1850s

Description

Caption: Caravanseri d'un village Negre, shows group of men and women (one is nursing her baby), lounging in a village; clothing styles, jewelry, and other objects of material culture are shown, including pottery, rifle, spear, protective amulets. The two men in the foreground (one with a rifle, the other with a spear) are apprently members of a caravan (caravanseri), although all persons shown may be part of that group.

Source

Anne Raffenel, Nouveau voyage dans le pays des negres, suivi d'études sur la colonie du Sénégal . . . (Paris, 1856), vol. 1, facing p. 215.

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

Raffenel4

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Western Savanna

Citation

"Village Scene, Senegal, 1850s", 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/1607
Caption: Caravanseri d'un village Negre, shows group of men and women (one is nursing her baby), lounging in a village; clothing styles, jewelry, and other objects of material culture are shown, including pottery, rifle, spear, protective amulets. The two men in the foreground (one with a rifle, the other with a spear) are apprently members of a caravan (caravanseri), although all persons shown may be part of that group.
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