Clothing and Hair Styles, Senegal, 1850s


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Source
Anne Raffenel, Nouveau voyage dans le pays des negres, suivi d'études sur la colonie du Sénégal . . . (Paris, 1856), vol. 1, facing p. 72.

Comments
Captioned, "Negres du Bondou," shows three males and one woman with their clothing, hair styles, jewelry, etc. The woman on the left is identified as "Princesse Penda," the man to her right as "homme de Boulebane," next is "Ministere Tasapatto." On the right is a young boy whose hair is arranged in a fashionable style ("jeune garcon, coiffure tres a la mode).