Le roi Ghézo et le prince royal Bâhadou

Description

From the series published in the Le Tour du Monde, nouveau journal des voyages was a French weekly travel journal first published in January 1860. These depictions originated from the series by Dr. Répin, an ex-surgeon in the French imperial navy. This image depicts king Gezo of Dahomey, who asserted independence from Oyo in 1823.

Citation

"Le roi Ghézo et le prince royal Bâhadou", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed March 2, 2021, http://yorubadiaspora.org/s/yorubadiaspora/item/3474
From the series published in the Le Tour du Monde, nouveau journal des voyages was a French weekly travel journal first published in January 1860. These depictions originated from the series by Dr. Répin, an ex-surgeon in the French imperial navy. This image depicts king Gezo of Dahomey, who asserted independence from Oyo in 1823.
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