Untitled Image (Fort Fredericksburg)

Source

A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (Stanford Univ. Press, 1964), plate 51a; original source not identified.

Description

This unidentified image shows a slave fort in the Voltaic region. In the foreground are African houses, people and boats. Note Africans being loaded on small boats on the beach. Fort Fredericksburg was completed in 1683, following a Brandenburg expedition under the command of Otto Friedrich von der Groeben in 1681.

Date Created

1688

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

D010
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