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Umarian Horseman with Musket

Umarian Horseman with Musket
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A sketch made by the French officer and explorer Joseph Gallieni, who traveled through the Western Sudan between 1886 and 1888. His rough sketch was reworked into a wood engraving by an artist in Paris and published with Gallieni's account in 1891. This sketch contains the caption, "Cavalier toucouleur. (Voir p. 54.)"

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Umarian Horseman with Musket
Umarian Horseman with Musket
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Description: A sketch made by the French officer and explorer Joseph Gallieni, who traveled through the Western Sudan between 1886 and 1888. His rough sketch was reworked into a wood engraving by an artist in Paris and published with Gallieni's account in 1891. This sketch contains the caption, "Cavalier toucouleur. (Voir p. 54.)"
Date: 1886
Date Range: 1880-1889
Location: near Kayes, Mali
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Robinson; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: MATRIX
Source: Joseph Gallieni, Deux Campagnes au Soudan Francais 1886-1888. Ouvrage contenant 163 gravures sur bois d'apres les dessins de Riou et 2 cartes et 1 plan. Page 34.

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