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Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou.

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Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou.
Names
Denham, Dixon (1786-1828) (Author)
Finden, Edward Francis (1791-1857) (Engraver)
Collection

Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824. Vol I & II.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1826
Place: London
Publisher: John Murray
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916.7-D (Denham, D. Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa)
Topics
Africa
Armor
Africa, West
Bornou
Arms & armament -- Africa
Genres
Books
Prints
Physical Description
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11723988
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dad95a10-c6df-012f-270b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Creator Born
  • 1826: Issued
  • 1828: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1826. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-f585-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-f585-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1826). Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-f585-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Fig. 1 & 2 Front view and profile of a chanfron, used by the cavalry of Bournou. Fig. 3 & 4 Hand-bills called by the natives Hunga-Mungas, used by the infantry to throw at a retreating enemy. Fig. 5 Battle-axe suspended from the saddle-bow. Fig. 6 & 7 Dagger and its sheath, constantly worn on the left arm by the chiefs. Fig. 8 & 9 Front and back of an iron cuirass, worn by the chiefs of Bournou.