Untitled Image (Elmina Castle)

Source

A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (Stanford Univ. Press, 1964), plate 8b. See also F. C. Wieder (ed.), Monumenta Cartographica (The Hague, 1925,1933).

Description

This view of Elmina in the Voltaic region is from the sea and depicts an African town on right. This image was originally drawn by Johannes Vingboon (1616/1617-1670), who was a Dutch artist who never went to Africa.

Date Created

1640-1644

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

D015
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