Cape-Coast Castle, Gold Coast, 1727
Titled, The North-West Prospect of Cape-Coast Castle. The caption notes that Cape Coast is ye largest, strongest, & most beautifull castle belonging to the Royal Afr[ican] Com[pany]. Details are given on the fort and its location, noting that under shelter of ye guns, is built a large populous Negro town. The people are of a warlike sort with comments about the diet and religion of the local population. Smith made his survey for the Royal African Company. See other images mariners on this website.
William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 18.
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