James Fort, Accra, Gold Coast, 1727

Description

Title, A Prospect From Sea of James Fort at Accra. . . . the Leeward most and remotest that the English have on the Gold Coast . . . here the English have vast quantities of very good salt. The African town, shown on right, was commonly found adjacent to European forts/trading stations in West Africa. Smith made this survey for the Royal African Company. See also other images mariners on this website.

Source

William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 26.

Creator

Smith, William

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

mariners24

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Accra

Citation

"James Fort, Accra, Gold Coast, 1727", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 25, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/560
Title, A Prospect From Sea of James Fort at Accra. . . . the Leeward most and remotest that the English have on the Gold Coast . . . here the English have vast quantities of very good salt. The African town, shown on right, was commonly found adjacent to European forts/trading stations in West Africa. Smith made this survey for the Royal African Company. See also other images mariners on this website.
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