Clothing and Hair Styles, Senegal, 1850s

Description

Captioned, Negres du Bondou, shows three males and one woman with their clothing, hair styles, jewelry, etc. The woman on the left is identified as Princesse Penda, the man to her right as homme de Boulebane, next is Ministere Tasapatto. On the right is a young boy whose hair is arranged in a fashionable style (jeune garcon, coiffure tres a la mode).

Source

Anne Raffenel, Nouveau voyage dans le pays des negres, suivi d'études sur la colonie du Sénégal . . . (Paris, 1856), vol. 1, facing p. 72.

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

Raffenel3

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Western Savanna

Citation

"Clothing and Hair Styles, Senegal, 1850s", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 15, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1609
Captioned, Negres du Bondou, shows three males and one woman with their clothing, hair styles, jewelry, etc. The woman on the left is identified as Princesse Penda, the man to her right as homme de Boulebane, next is Ministere Tasapatto. On the right is a young boy whose hair is arranged in a fashionable style (jeune garcon, coiffure tres a la mode).
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