Elmina Castle, Ghana, 1990s


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This record was last updated on 09 May 2017

Image Reference
D013

Source
Kwesi J. Anquandah, Castles & Forts of Ghana (Ghana Museums & Monuments Board, 1999), p. 53.

Comments
Castle and immediately surrounding area. For a comparable view in the 1940s, see A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (Stanford Univ. Press, 1964), plate 15. See also Christopher DeCorse, An Archaeology of Elmina: Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900 (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001).