RM2A7527Y–The village of Fulier (or Fula people?), Senegal, with its livestock pen, grain field and cotton plantation behind the houses. Handcolored copperplate engraving from G. T. Wilhelm's 'Encyclopedia of Natural History: Mankind,' Augsburg, 1804. Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1811) was a Bavarian clergyman and naturalist known as the German Buffon. Copied from an original by Cochin Filius in Nicholaus Bellin's travel books.