L'Arrivée des Européens en Afrique: 18th century
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L'Arrivée des Européens en Afrique, The arrival of the Europeans in Africa. Historical landscape print, engraving. African men, women and children greet a landing party of European men carrying a cargo of barrels and baskets ready to trade for ivory, birds, monkeys, fruit and other treasures. A fully rigged sailing ship can be seen in the background and palm trees are part of the rugged coastal scenery.
1790 AD - 1799 AD