Guide to the Senegal Village: 1908
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Guide to the Senegal Village: 1908

© Museum of London

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Guide to the Senegal Village, part of the Franco-British Exhibiton held at Imre Kiralfy's White City in 1908.
The Senegalese Village was advertised as 'a corner of savage dark Africa'. For the duration of the exhibition, around 150 Senegalese villagers, brought to London especially for the event, were employed as 'live exhibits' to act out the customs and activities of their daily lives.
 

Date

1908 AD - 1908 AD
 

Image Number

007056
 

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