African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan.

Africa, King, Bussa, Kingdom, Oyo, Sudan, costume

King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Roi de Boussa.

African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan.

Roi de Boussa.

Source: Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; Publié par Auguste Wahlen. Chevalier de Plusieurs Orders. Europe. Bruxelles, a la Librairie Historique-Artistique, Rue de Schaerbeek, 12. 1844.

Related:

  1. Historical costumes from Europe.
  2. Historical costumes from Asia.
  3. Historical costumes from Africa, America and Oceania.
  4. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
  5. Costumes of all countries by Alexandre Lacauchie.

Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world, by Auguste Wahlen.

Note:  Imam from Turkey in 19th century.

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