Untitled Image (Fort Fredericksburg)

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.

Source

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

Date Created

1688

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

D010

Citation

"Untitled Image (Fort Fredericksburg)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed December 14, 2019, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/604
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.
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