Natives of Abeokuta

Description

The Church Missionary Society published The Church Missionary Gleaner, from April 1841 to September 1857. This image depicts the inhabitants of Abeokuta standing around. Note their various facial scarifications, including three lines on the cheek which denote Oyo affiliation.

Citation

"Natives of Abeokuta", 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/3485
The Church Missionary Society published The Church Missionary Gleaner, from April 1841 to September 1857. This image depicts the inhabitants of Abeokuta standing around. Note their various facial scarifications, including three lines on the cheek which denote Oyo affiliation.
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