Banjul Muslims and the Islamic Court

By Walter Hawthorne and Bala Saho




Images

A family compound

A family compound

Date: 1910
This is a photo of a family compound taken in the city of Bathurst (Banjul) in 1910.
Colonial Government House

Colonial Government House

Date: 1902
The Government House in Bathurst, Gambia circa 1902 (Currently the State House in Banjul)
Market Place at Bathurst

Market Place at Bathurst

Date: 1910
A photo of a market in Bathurst, Gambia in 1910
Old Magistrate Court House

Old Magistrate Court House

Date Range: 1910-1919
This is a photo of Old Magistrate Court House, where appeals of the Qadi Court decisions were brought. This photo was taken in Bathurst, Gambia in the early 20th century
Qadi Court Case Book Cover

Qadi Court Case Book Cover

Date: 1915
This is a photo of the cover of the 1915-1919 Qadi Court Case Book that exists in the Gambian National Archives, scans of which are in the British Library's Endangered Archives.
Senegambian Woman

Senegambian Woman

Date Range: 1910-1919
This is an image of a Senegambian women from the 1910s. The artist is unknown. The original is a gelatin silver print.
The Roman Catholic Church: After the Service

The Roman Catholic Church: After the Service

Date Range: 1910-1919
This is a photo of the Roman Catholic Church in Bathurst, Gambia in the early 20th century
Wellington Street

Wellington Street

Date Range: 1910-1919
This is a photo of Wellington Street in Bathurst, Gambia in the early 20th century
Women in the Market

Women in the Market

Date: 1950
Albert Market in the mid 20th century
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