Untitled Image (Elmina Castle)
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.
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).
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"Untitled Image (Elmina Castle)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 14, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/599