PD Boilat was one of the first three Senegalese to be ordained as Catholic priests. His Senegalese sketches, published in 1853, includes a series of pictures of people in Senegal, together with detailed descriptions.
- Article by:
- Dr Augustus Casely-Hayford, Dr Janet Topp Fargion, Dr Marion Wallace
Gus Casely-Hayford (SOAS and King’s College London), Janet Topp Fargion (British Library) and Marion Wallace (British Library) introduce the cultural dynamism and creativity of West Africa, and explain how word, symbol and song have shaped a thousand years of history.