King of Dahomey, 1790s


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

Comments
"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.