Untitled Image (Fort Fredericksburg)
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.
A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (Stanford Univ. Press, 1964), plate 51a; original source not identified.
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"Untitled Image (Fort Fredericksburg)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 17, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/604