Canoes Battling the Surf, Dahomey, 1890s


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Image Reference
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Source
Henri Morienval, La Guerre du Dahomey (Paris, 1898), p. 63

Comments
Caption, "la barre a Kotonou" (the bar at Cotonou). Although this illustration does not depict slaving activities, it illustrates the type of surf that canoes confronted as they transported their human cargo to the waiting slave ships.