Plan of James Island and Fort, Gambia, 1727

Description

Smith made this drawing for the Royal African Company which claimed the fort. Note the location of the New Barracks (center right) and another slave house (upper center). For another architectural drawing of this fort, based on a survey close to 30 years later, see image PRO-1.

Source

William Smith, Thirty Different Drafts of Guinea (London, 1727), plate 5.

Creator

Smith, William

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

mariners16

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Western Savanna--James Island

Citation

"Plan of James Island and Fort, Gambia, 1727", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 23, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/570
Smith made this drawing for the Royal African Company which claimed the fort. Note the location of the New Barracks (center right) and another slave house (upper center).  For another architectural drawing of this fort, based on a survey close to 30 years later, see image PRO-1.
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