Failed Islamic States in Senegambia

David Robinson

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Memorial for Victims of Samba Sadio
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An artist's sketch of the religious service for the casualties from the French and Cayorian coalition which defeated the Madiyankoobe at Samba Sadio in February 1875. This sketch contains the following caption, "Religious Service in St. Louis for the Victims of the Battle against Anadu Madiyu, 1875".

Courtesy of David Robinson (1875)
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."

Courtesy of David Robinson (1875)

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Memorial for Victims of Samba Sadio
Memorial for Victims of Samba Sadio (1875)
Courtesy of David Robinson

Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio
Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio (1875)
Courtesy of David Robinson


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Description: A series of image that appeared in a popular journal which circulated widely in France in the late 19th century. The image 'Portrayal of Battle of Samba Sadio' 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." The image 'Memorial for Victims of Samba Sadio' contains the following caption, "Religious Service in St. Louis for the Victims of the Battle against Anadu Madiyu, 1875".
Date: 1875
Date Range: 1870-1879
Location: 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 was a popular journal which circulated widely in France in the late 19th century.

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