Failed Islamic States in Senegambia

David Robinson

Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio

Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio
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An artists rendering of a journalist's sketch of the Battle of Samba Sadio in February 1875. This drawing contains the following caption, "Colonies Françaises - Le Sénégal. - Combat de Boumdou. - Le marabout Amadou Sekou est battu par la colonne expéditionnaire commandée par le lieutenant-colonel Bégin."

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Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio
Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio
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Description: An artists rendering of a journalist's sketch of the Battle of Samba Sadio in February 1875. This drawing contains the following caption, "Colonies Françaises - Le Sénégal. - Combat de Boumdou. - Le marabout Amadou Sekou est battu par la colonne expéditionnaire commandée par le lieutenant-colonel Bégin."
Date: 1875
Date Range: 1870-1879
Location: near Saint-Louis, Senegal
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: Le Monde Illustre, 8 May 1875. Le Monde Illustre was a popular journal which circulated widely in France in the late 19th century.

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