Dix Cove Fort, Gold Coast, 1727

Click on the image to open a larger version in a new window.
previous image return to thumbnails next image

If you are interested in using this image, please consult Acknowledging the Website.

This record was last updated on 30 Mar 2017

Image Reference

William Smith, Thirty different drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 10.

Caption: "The South Prospect of Dixcove Fort Drawn 1727, ye hithermost English fort on the Gold Coast . . . and is subordinate to Cape-Coast." The caption gives geographical features of the area and food provisioning; note the African towns outside of the fort. Smith made his survey for the Royal African Company. see also, other images "mariners" on this site.