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Afrique orientale; Abssinie.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Place: Paris
Publisher: E. Plon et cie.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 916.3-R (Raffray, A. Abssinie)
Statement of responsibility: Par Achille Raffray, chargé par le ministère de l'instruction publique d'une mission scientifique dans l'Afrique orientale. Ouvrage enrichi d'une carte spéciale et de gravures sur bois dessinées par L. Breton d'après des aquarelles et des croquis de l'auteur.
Physical Description
Extent: Xii, 395 p. plates (part fold.) fold. col. map. 18 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11703055
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8afa9a90-c606-012f-904d-58d385a7bc34
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