"Vue et Description de Forts que les Hollandois, Anglois et Danois ont sur la Cote de Guinee…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Black & White
17 x 14.5 inches
43.2 x 36.8 cm
An interesting folio 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, and include those of the Dutch, English and Danish. Views surround a central panel of French text, which contains descriptions of each of the forts.
Old repair on long split on centerfold, which should be replaced.