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Auction 138, Lot 833

"Vue et Description des Forts que les Hollandois, Angloise et Danois ont sur la Cote de Guinee…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

17 x 14.5 inches
43.2 x 36.8 cm

This is a unique sheet with twelve views of forts on the west coast of Africa. The forts were built during the period of European colonization and the slave trade, including those of the Dutch, English and Danish. Views surround a central panel of French text, which contains descriptions of each of the forts.


Condition: A

Nice impression on watermarked paper with a few tiny spots, else fine.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/7/2011