English and Dutch Forts, Accra, Gold Coast, 1727

Description

Title, The North Prospect of the English and Dutch Forts at Accra, 1727. The caption describes geographical features of the forts and their location, food provisions available in the area, and notes there are also Negroe towns belonging to each of them (shown in illustration), and the trade of this country . . .is mostly in slaves and gold. Smith made this survey for the Royal African Company.

Source

William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 25.

Creator

Smith, William

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

mariners23

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Accra

Citation

"English and Dutch Forts, Accra, Gold Coast, 1727", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 12, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/561
Title, The North Prospect of the English and Dutch Forts at Accra, 1727. The caption describes geographical features of the forts and their location, food provisions available in the area, and notes there are also Negroe towns belonging to each of them (shown in illustration), and the trade of this country . . .is mostly in slaves and gold. Smith made this survey for the Royal African Company.
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