Durand entertaining King Hamet & Family.
[London: R. Phillips, 1816.]
Etching and aquatint, sheet 210 x 120mm. 8¼ x 4¾". Trimmed to plate at sides.
From an English edition of Jean Baptiste Léonard Durand's 'Voyage au Senegal': 'A Voyage to Senegal; or, Historical, Philosophical, and Political Memoirs, Relative to the Discoveries, Establishments, and Commerce of Europeans in the Atlantic Ocean, from Cape Blanco to the River of Sierra Leone'. Durand was a director of the commercial 'Compagnie du Sénégal', and here hosts a Moorish king on board his ship. Two African slaves bring food to the table, singers playing guitars in the background.
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