Failed Islamic States in Senegambia

David Robinson

Entrance to Ahmad's Palace in Segu

Entrance to Ahmad's Palace in Segu
Entrance to Ahmad's Palace in Segu
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Creator: Mage, Eugene
Description: A sketch made by the French explorer Eugene Mage, who resided in Segu, Ahmad's capital, from 1864 to 1866. His rough sketch was reworked into a wood engraving by an artist in Paris and published with Mage's account in 1868. This sketch contains the following caption, "Entrée du palais d'Ahmadou, à Ségou-Sikoro."
Date: 1868
Date Range: 1860-1869
Location: Segu, 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: Eugene Mage, Voyage dans le Soudan Occidental (Senegambie-Niger). Ouvrage illustre d'apres les dessins de l'auteur de 81 gravures sur b ois par E Bayard, A de Neuville et Tournaois et accompagne de 6 cartes et de 2 plans. Paris: Hachette, 1868. Page 211.