Metis female merchant in Senegal, 19th century

Metis female merchant in Senegal, 19th century

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Caption: Metis female merchant in Senegal. 19th-century illustration of an example of the famous 'signares', a class of women of mixed race who were a prominent part of the merchant 'Metis' community that emerged in Saint-Louis, Senegal, in the 17th and 18th centuries. The region was at the time under the control of France.

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