Fort St. Jacques, Gambia, 1695

Source

Francois Froger, Relation d'un Voyage fait en 1695, 1696, & 1697 aux Cotes d'Afrique . . . Bresil, Cayenne & Isles Antilles (Paris, 1698), facing p. 32. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Description

Plan du Fort St. Jacques, situé dans la riviere de Gambia, showing layout and architectural features, including holding areas or quarters for slaves (cases des negres and logement des Negres); also, for example, (A) the Governor's quarters/residence and (C) powder magazine. Also published in Jean Baptiste Labat, Nouvelle Relation de l'Afrique Occidentale (Paris, 1728), vol. 4, facing p. 286.

Date Created

1695

Language

French

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

FROG-32
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