Cabo Corso (Cape Coast) Castle, Gold Coast, late 17th cent.

Description

View from the sea; African town on right. Barbot was Agent-General of the Royal Company of Africa. For details, see P.E.H. Hair, Adam Jones, and Robin Law, eds., Barbot on Guinea: The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1992).

Source

John Barbot, A Description of the coasts of North and South-Guinea . . . Now first printed from his original manuscript, In Awnsham and John Churchill (compilers), Collection of Voyages (London, 1732), vol. 5, plate 10, p. 169. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia; also, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

LCP-55

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Cape Coast

Citation

"Cabo Corso (Cape Coast) Castle, Gold Coast, late 17th cent.", 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/571
View from the sea; African town on right. Barbot was Agent-General of the Royal Company of Africa.  For details, see P.E.H. Hair, Adam Jones, and Robin Law, eds., Barbot on Guinea: The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1992).
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