Capturing Slaves, Northern Nigeria, 1850s


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Image Reference
HW0003

Source
Harper's Weekly (Sept. 12, 1857), p. 581. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Caption, "The Slave Hunt"; depicts soldiers from Sokoto raiding a village to capture slaves. This picture accompanies an article on the American edition of Henry Barth's Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (Philadelphia, 1859).