Auction 139, Lot 692

"St. Thome [on sheet with] St. Poulo in Angola", Commelin, Isaac

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 11 inches
38.1 x 27.9 cm

This sheet presents two beautifully engraved views of large fleets of European ships off the western coast of Africa at St. Thome and St. Poulo (Luanda). These ports were primary transit points for ships engaged in the slave trade between the Americas and Africa.

References:

Condition: A

Watermarked paper.

Estimate: $190 - $220

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Closed on 2/15/2012

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