Untitled Image (Elmina Castle)

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.

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).

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

D015

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Elmina

Citation

"Untitled Image (Elmina Castle)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed July 4, 2020, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/599
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.
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