Marketplace and Houses, Sierra Leone, 1856

Description

Caption, Waterloo Market, shows what is described as the second most important market in Sierra Leone, after Freetown. The marketplace occupies one side of a spacious quadrangle, which has in its centre a circular inclosure (p. 436); the building at the right is inhabited by the British colonial official.

Source

The Illustrated London News (Oct. 25, 1856), vol. 29, p. 435.

Date Created

1856

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

ILN435a

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Upper Guinea Coast

Citation

"Marketplace and Houses, Sierra Leone, 1856", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 18, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2734
Caption, Waterloo Market, shows what is described as the second most important market in Sierra Leone, after Freetown. The marketplace occupies one side of a spacious quadrangle, which has in its centre a circular inclosure (p. 436); the building at the right is inhabited by the British colonial official.
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