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Senegal Collection

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal - Griot playing a Kora

Senegal - Griot playing a Kora
Senegal - seated Griot playing a Kora, a 21-stringed harp lute that originated in the Gambia River valley with the Mandinko but is one of the most popular instruments in Senegal

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal and Niger, French Colonies in Africa - Map

Senegal and Niger, French Colonies in Africa - Map showing main transport routes. Date: circa 1909

Background imageSenegal Collection: Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal

Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal
Moorish Woman selling Mangoes on the street - Dakar, Senegal Date: circa 1950s

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal - West Africa - Dakar

Senegal - West Africa - Dakar
Children playing in the street in Dakar, Senegal

Background imageSenegal Collection: SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne 24 'France'

SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne 24 'France'
Armee de l'Air - SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne 24 'France', of the French Presidential Flight, at Dakar, Senegal on1 April 1965. (Armee de l'Air - French Air Force). Date: 1965

Background imageSenegal Collection: Cessna 205 Super Skywagon 5N-AFK

Cessna 205 Super Skywagon 5N-AFK at Dakar, Senegal Date: 1970s-1980s

Background imageSenegal Collection: Cessna 320 Skyknight F-OCDG

Cessna 320 Skyknight F-OCDG at Dakar, Senegal. Date: 1960s-early 1970s

Background imageSenegal Collection: Dakar, Senegal, West Africa - Lebou woman in Festival dress

Dakar, Senegal, West Africa - Lebou woman in Festival dress
Dakar, Senegal, West Africa - A Lebu (Lebou) woman in Festival dress - the Lebu live primarily on the peninsula of Cap-Vert. Date: 1911

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegalese man holding a spear

Senegalese man holding a spear.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Sibly's Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageSenegal Collection: A woman of Senegal holding a spear

A woman of Senegal holding a spear.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Sibly's Universal System of Natural History, 1794

Background imageSenegal Collection: Man and woman of Senegal, 1818

Man and woman of Senegal, 1818. The man carries a bow and quiver of arrows. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal

Background imageSenegal Collection: Man and woman of Tunis, Algiers or Tripoli, 1818

Man and woman of Tunis, Algiers or Tripoli, 1818. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Mary Anne Vennings A Geographical Present being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World, Darton

Background imageSenegal Collection: Curly palm, Howea belmoreana. Vulnerable

Curly palm, Howea belmoreana. Vulnerable. Chromolithograph from an illustration by Desire Bois from Edward Steps Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse, Frederick Warne, London, 1896

Background imageSenegal Collection: Muslims at prayer in a mosque, Senegal, 18th century

Muslims at prayer in a mosque, Senegal, 18th century. The Talbes were Moorish clerics and the Marabouts were Black Muslim clerics. Temple of the Talbes or Marabouts

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal bushbaby or lesser galago, Galago senegalensis

Senegal bushbaby or lesser galago, Galago senegalensis. The galago of the Senegal. After Rene Claude Geoffroy de Villeneuves l Afrique, Paris, 1814

Background imageSenegal Collection: Womans hairstyle and jewelry, Senegambia, 18th century

Womans hairstyle and jewelry, Senegambia, 18th century
Womans braided hairstyle and jewelry, Senegambia, 18th century. Headress and ornaments of the negro women. Coiffure des negresses. After Rene Claude Geoffroy de Villeneuves l Afrique, Paris, 1814

Background imageSenegal Collection: Moorish grisgris, water bottle and pouch, Senegal

Moorish grisgris, water bottle and pouch, Senegal
String of gris-girs, leather water bottle and pouch made by the Moors, Senegal, 18th century. Grisgris, water bottle and pouch. Collier de gris-gris, outre des Maures, giberne

Background imageSenegal Collection: A floating bamboo bridge over the Senegal River

A floating bamboo bridge over the Senegal River
Man and donkeys and other porters with sacks on their heads cross a floating bamboo bridge over the Senegal River. View of a a bridge over the Ba-Fing or Black River

Background imageSenegal Collection: Weapons and musical instruments of Senegambia, 18th century

Weapons and musical instruments of Senegambia, 18th century
Weapons, musical instrument and pipe of Senegambia, 18th century. Bow, powder horn, lance, quiver, arrow, boot, guitar and tobacco pipe

Background imageSenegal Collection: Two slatees guard a coffle of enslaved men, Senegal

Two slatees guard a coffle of enslaved men, Senegal
Two armed Mandinka slatees (slave merchants) guard a coffle of six enslaved men, each wearing a heavy wooden neck collar supported by the man in front. Senegal, West Africa, 1800s

Background imageSenegal Collection: Splendid glossy starling (Senegal), Lamprotornis splendidus

Splendid glossy starling (Senegal), Lamprotornis splendidus chrysonotis (Golden eared grakle, Lamprotornis chrysonotis). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by

Background imageSenegal Collection: Pied crow, Corvus albus

Pied crow, Corvus albus. (Senegal white-backed crow, Corvus leuconotus.) Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John Swainson from his Birds of Western Africa

Background imageSenegal Collection: Lizard buzzard, Kaupifalco monogrammicus

Lizard buzzard, Kaupifalco monogrammicus. (Black-chinned gosshawk, Aster monogrammicus.) Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John Swainson from his Birds

Background imageSenegal Collection: White-crowned robin-chat, Cossypha albicapilla

White-crowned robin-chat, Cossypha albicapilla (Lesser white-crowned rock thrush, Petrocincla albicapilla). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John

Background imageSenegal Collection: Head of the western plantain-eater, Crinifer piscator

Head of the western plantain-eater, Crinifer piscator (Variegated plantain eater, crested plantain eater, Chizoeris variegata)

Background imageSenegal Collection: Yellow-fronted canary (Senegal), Crithagra mozambica

Yellow-fronted canary (Senegal), Crithagra mozambica caniceps (Yellow-rumped bullfinch, Crithagra chrysopyga). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John

Background imageSenegal Collection: Red-winged pytilia, Pytilia phoenicoptera

Red-winged pytilia, Pytilia phoenicoptera (Red-winged bengaly, Pytilia phaenicoptera). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John Swainson from his Birds of

Background imageSenegal Collection: African cuckoo-hawk, Aviceda cuculoides

African cuckoo-hawk, Aviceda cuculoides
African cuckoo-hawk or cuckoo falcon, Aviceda cuculoides. Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after an illustration by William John Swainson from his Birds of Western Africa in Sir William

Background imageSenegal Collection: Mandinka people dancing to drums in a festival

Mandinka people dancing to drums in a festival
Mandinka (Mandingo) people dancing to drums in a festival in Dramanet, Kingdom of Galam (upper Senegal River). From Mungo Parks Travels in the Interior of Africa

Background imageSenegal Collection: Loris, tarsier, indri and bushbaby

Loris, tarsier, indri and bushbaby
Red slender loris, Loris tardigradus (endangered), brown-hand tarsier, Tarsius fuscus, indri, Indri indri (critically endangered), and Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis

Background imageSenegal Collection: Red squirrel and Senegal dormouse

Red squirrel and Senegal dormouse
Eurasian red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, and Senegal dormouse, Graphiurus species. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis

Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageSenegal Collection: Gum acacia or gum arabic tree, Acacia senegal

Gum acacia or gum arabic tree, Acacia senegal. Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration from Hermann Adolph Koehlers Medicinal Plants, edited by Gustav Pabst, Koehler, Germany, 1887

Background imageSenegal Collection: Yellowbill (Senegal), Ceuthmochares aereus flavirostris

Yellowbill (Senegal), Ceuthmochares aereus flavirostris (Yellow-billed coucal, Zanclostomus flavirostris). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after William Swainson from Sir William

Background imageSenegal Collection: African wattled lapwing, Vanellus senegallus

African wattled lapwing, Vanellus senegallus
African wattled lapwing or Senegal wattled plover, Vanellus senegallus (Striped-throated lapwing, Vanellus strigilatus). handcoloured, steel engraving, William Lizars, William Swainson, illustration

Background imageSenegal Collection: Temmincks courser, Cursorius temminckii

Temmincks courser, Cursorius temminckii (Senegal courier, Tachydromus senegalensis). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after William Swainson from Sir William Jardines Naturalists

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal coucal, Centropus senegalensis

Senegal coucal, Centropus senegalensis
Senegal coucal or Senegal lark-heel, Centropus senegalensis. Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after William Swainson from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageSenegal Collection: Mosque swallow, Cecropis senegalensis

Mosque swallow, Cecropis senegalensis (Great Senegal swallow, Hirundo senegalensis). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars after William Swainson from Sir William Jardines Naturalists

Background imageSenegal Collection: Gum arabic tree and cashew tree

Gum arabic tree and cashew tree
Gum arabic tree, Senegalia senegal (Acacia verek) 1, 2, 3, and cashew nut tree, Anacardium occidentale 4, 5, 6. Acacie qui produit la gomme arabique, Acajou a Pommes, fleurs, fruits

Background imageSenegal Collection: Map of the courses of the Niger River, Senegal

Map of the courses of the Niger River, Senegal River and Gambia River in West Africa. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World

Background imageSenegal Collection: Costumes of the Wolof people of Senegal

Costumes of the Wolof people of Senegal. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy, 1843

Background imageSenegal Collection: Costume of the ladies of Ndor (Saint-Louis) Senegal

Costume of the ladies of Ndor (Saint-Louis) Senegal
Costume of the noble ladies married to whites or mulattos of Ndor (Saint-Louis), Senegal. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Antonio Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageSenegal Collection: Wedding ceremony among the natives of Ndor

Wedding ceremony among the natives of Ndor (Saint-Louis), Senegal. Griot leading the veiled bride while guests dance in the background

Background imageSenegal Collection: Golden jackal, Canis aureus, and Senegalese

Golden jackal, Canis aureus, and Senegalese jackal, Canis aureus anthus (Chacal and chacal of Senegal, Canis anthus). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Bradley from Edward Griffiths The Animal

Background imageSenegal Collection: Red slender loris

Red slender loris, Loris tardigradus (endangered) and Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Edward Griffiths The Animal Kingdom by the Baron Cuvier, London

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal parrot and great-billed parrot

Senegal parrot and great-billed parrot
Senegal parrot, Poicephalus senegalus, and great-billed parrot, Tanygnathus megalorynchos. Handcoloured lithograph from Th

Background imageSenegal Collection: Gum arabic, Acacia senegal

Gum arabic, Acacia senegal
Gum arabic, verek or hashab gum, Acacia senegal. Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley and Henry Trimens Medicinal Plants, London, 1880

Background imageSenegal Collection: Senegal senna, Senna italica

Senegal senna, Senna italica
Senegal senna, Italian senna or Port Royal senna, Senna italica (Cassia obovata). Handcoloured lithograph by Hanhart after a botanical illustration by David Blair from Robert Bentley



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