Auction 107, Lot 535

"[Lot of 2] Plan de l'Isle de Goree, sur les desseins du Sr. Compagnon [with] Plan de l'Isle de Gore avec ses Fortifications", Van der Schley, Jacob

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

Pair of fine plans of Isle Gore, the famous site from which many slaves were loaded onto ships bound for the New World. Both show the island with its fortifications and encampments with a key to the various locations. First (14.2 x 7.7"), second (10.6 x 7.6").


Condition: A

First with a bit of faint foxing, still overall very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2004