Auction 122, Lot 802

"Plan of Iames Island in the Gambia, 1732. [on sheet with] N.E. Prospect of Iames Fort. [and] N.N.W. Prospect of Iames Fort", Anon.

Subject: Western Africa, James Island

Period: 1752 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5.7 x 8.2 inches
14.5 x 20.8 cm

A view of the historically important but small James Island and Fort, in the Gambia River. This island was used in trading gold, silver and African slaves. The top view shows the overall island, with a numbered key to the buildings on the island. The last two are views of the fort from two perspectives, noting the important landmarks and buildings.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 12/5/2007