Fort de Maures, sur l'isle Moyella

Description

"Fort of Moor Fort, on the Island of Moyella" (caption translation). Moyella Island is one of the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean. This engraving shows a fort, Europeans purchasing slaves and transporting them to a waiting ship.

Source

Pieter van der Aa, La Galerie Agréable du Monde (Leide, 1729). Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-308440.

Date Created

Early 1700s

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

C005

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Comoros Islands

Citation

"Fort de Maures, sur l'isle Moyella", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 27, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1981
"Fort of Moor Fort, on the Island of Moyella" (caption translation). Moyella Island is one of the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean. This engraving shows a fort, Europeans purchasing slaves and transporting them to a waiting ship.
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