Houses and Human Executions, Benin, 18th cent.


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LCP-41

Source
M. De La Harpe, Abrége de l'histoire générale des voyages (Paris, 1780), vol. 3, facing p. 295. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Comments
Caption, "Maisons de Benin, avec leurs exécutions et leur maniere de monter a cheval" (Houses of Benin, with their executions and their way of mounting a horse). Execution shown in center left , mounting a horse in lower right; men and women onlookers.