Slave Market, Zanzibar, 1864


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Image Reference
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Source
Le Monde Illustré (Paris),Vol. 41 (1877), p. 41

Comments
This engraving was made from a drawing based on a photograph; it is one of several scenes showing aspects of East African slavery and accompanies an article (pp. 239,242), based on eyewitness reports, describing the slave trade in East Africa. The original photograph, dated 1864, is in the Bibliotheque Nationale (Paris) and can be viewed on-line at gallica.bnf.fr (thanks to Claude Picard for this information).