French Guinea #131 (1938)

French Guinea #131 (1938)

French Guinea (Guinée française) was a French colonial possession in West Africa established in 1891. Since the eighteenth century, Portuguese, British and French traders had established small stations on the coast which was called Rivières du Sud by the French. The Portuguese had trading stations at Rio Pongo and Rio Nunez, mostly for the purchase of enslaved Africans captured inland and brought to the coast. Subsequently … Continue reading French Guinea #131 (1938)