Female Clothing Styles, West Africa, 18th cent.

Description

Caption, Femmes de la cote des Esclaves (Women of the Slave Coast). Numbers on top: 1) Femmes de qualité;2) Femmes du Commun; 3) Esclave.

Source

M. De La Harpe, Abrége de l'histoire générale des voyages (Paris, 1780), vol. 3, facing p. 269. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

LCP-40

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Western Bight

Citation

"Female Clothing Styles, West Africa, 18th cent.", 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/1630
Caption, Femmes de la cote des Esclaves (Women of the Slave Coast). Numbers on top: 1) Femmes de qualité;2) Femmes du Commun; 3) Esclave.
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