King of Dahomey, 1790s

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Image Reference

Archibald Dalzel, The History of Dahomey: An Inland Kingdom of Africa (London, 1793), facing p. viii.

"The king of Dahomey's levee," shows king seated on his throne, with "amazons" (women soldiers) and other members of his court; on right, British visitors (slave traders?) being entertained.