Cape Coast Castle, Ground Plan, 1756

Description

Surveyed in March 1756 by Justly Watson, Director of Engineers, this colored manuscript plan shows storerooms, warehouses, apartments for European personnel, etc. In the upper right hand corner (marked by the letter A) is the women slave yard. The inset contains a note saying The figures 1654 are upon the keystone of the arch to the warehouse. (See also, Cape Coast Castle, Upper Plan, image reference PRO-3 on this website).

Source

The National Archives, London (formerly, Public Record Office), (MPG 1/233); see Comments.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

PRO-2

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Cape Coast

Citation

"Cape Coast Castle, Ground Plan, 1756", 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/574
Surveyed in March 1756 by Justly Watson, Director of Engineers, this colored manuscript plan shows storerooms, warehouses, apartments for European personnel, etc. In the upper right hand corner (marked by the letter A) is the women slave yard. The inset contains a note saying The figures 1654 are upon the keystone of the arch to the warehouse. (See also, Cape Coast Castle, Upper Plan, image reference PRO-3 on this website).
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