Soldat de Dahomey

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 engraving depicts a soldier from Dahomey holding a musket.

Citation

"Soldat de Dahomey", 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/3477
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 engraving depicts a soldier from Dahomey holding a musket.
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