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Senegambia Collection

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Ww1 Senegambia Soldiers

Ww1 Senegambia Soldiers
Two African soldiers of the Monde and Wolof peoples of Senegambia, serving with the French army during World War One

Background imageSenegambia Collection: South Africans

South Africans
(L) Natives of Senegambia : (centre) Zulu in visiting dress, Zulu dancing girl, Zulu warrior in dancing costume : (R) Bechuana woman

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Palm-wine tapper climbing a palm tree, Senegambia

Palm-wine tapper climbing a palm tree, Senegambia
Naked palm-wine tapper climbing a date palm using a rope to collect a gourd full of sap, Senegambia, 18th century. A man gives instruction to the tapper. A negro ascending a palm tree for its wine

Background imageSenegambia 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 imageSenegambia 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 imageSenegambia Collection: Mandinka man playing a balafon with sticks

Mandinka man playing a balafon with sticks
Mandinka man playing a balafon or gourd xylophone with sticks. In the background, men sit outside a hut or granary near a river. A negro playing on the balafo

Background imageSenegambia Collection: King Sandaineh of Saloum, Senegambia, 18th century

King Sandaineh of Saloum, Senegambia, 18th century
King Sandaineh of Saloum, seated on a couch of reeds, Wolof or Jolof Empire, Senegambia, 18th century. In gold crown, cotton tunic, smoking a tobacco pipe. Scimitar and saddle on the walls

Background imageSenegambia 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 imageSenegambia 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 imageSenegambia Collection: Metalwork and woven items from Senegambia, 18th century

Metalwork and woven items from Senegambia, 18th century
Forged metalwork and woven items from Senegambia, 18th century. Horses bit, spade and napha or portfolio. After Rene Claude Geoffroy de Villeneuves l Afrique, Paris, 1814

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Man weaving cotton on a loom, Senegambia, 18th century

Man weaving cotton on a loom, Senegambia, 18th century. He sits with his legs in a pit, with the warp tied to a large rock, under a mat shade. A weaver. Tisserand negre

Background imageSenegambia 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 imageSenegambia Collection: Woman of Senegambia beating cotton, 18th century

Woman of Senegambia beating cotton, 18th century. She beats the raw cotton instead of carding it. She sits on a wooden bench in front of a thatched hut

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Blacksmith or goldsmith at work, Senegambia, 18th century

Blacksmith or goldsmith at work, Senegambia, 18th century. He works unders thatched hut with tools including fire, anvil, hammer, pincers and bellows. Orfevre ou Forgeron Negre. A goldsmith

Background imageSenegambia Collection: View of a Fuli town and plantations, Senegambia

View of a Fuli town and plantations, Senegambia
View of a Fuli or Fula town and plantations, Senegambia, 18th century. Circular walled village of the Fuli people. With cattle and guard house at left, rows of huts in centre

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Plan of the King of Sines palace, Joal, Senegambia

Plan of the King of Sines palace, Joal, Senegambia, 18th century. Entrance A, courts B, connecting huts C, kings hut D, wives huts E, reception area F, dining area G, servants huts H

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Women of Senegambia washing themselves, 18th century

Women of Senegambia washing themselves, 18th century
Women of Senegambia washing themselves with water from a basin, 18th century.. One carries a baby on her back. Negro women washing themselves

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Africa. French colonialism. Signing a treaty with the chief

Africa. French colonialism. Signing a treaty with the chief
History of Africa. French colonialism. 19th century. Signing a treaty with the chief of the tribe Tamiso. Colored engraving

Background imageSenegambia Collection: People of Sengambia

People of Sengambia
Men and women of Senegambia (today, Senegal and Gambia)

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Native thatched hut under palm trees in Senegambia

Native thatched hut under palm trees in Senegambia, west Africa.. Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsches Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Home, Sengambia

Home, Sengambia
A home in Senegambia (today, Senegal and Gambia)

Background imageSenegambia Collection: Brosselard, Traveller

Brosselard, Traveller
Capitaine H BROSSELARD French explorer of Senegambia and Portuguese Guinea, west Africa


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