Plan du Fort St. Jacques, situé dans la riviere de Gambia

Description

"Plan of Fort St. Jacques, Situated on the Gambia River" (caption translation). This image shows the layout and architectural features, including holding areas or quarters for slaves (cases des negres and logement des Negres). In addition, (A) the Governor's quarters/residence and (C) powder magazine. Also published in Jean Baptiste Labat, Nouvelle Relation de l'Afrique Occidentale (Paris, 1728), vol. 4, facing p. 286.

Source

Francois Froger, Relation d'un Voyage fait en 1695, 1696, & 1697 aux Cotes d'Afrique . . . Bresil, Cayenne & Isles Antilles (Paris, 1698), facing p. 32. Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library.

Date Created

1695

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

FROG-32

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Senegambia

Citation

"Plan du Fort St. Jacques, situé dans la riviere de Gambia", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 23, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2644
"Plan of Fort St. Jacques, Situated on the Gambia River" (caption translation). This image shows the layout and architectural features, including holding areas or quarters for slaves (cases des negres and logement des Negres). In addition, (A) the Governor's quarters/residence and (C) powder magazine. Also published in Jean Baptiste Labat, Nouvelle Relation de l'Afrique Occidentale (Paris, 1728), vol. 4, facing p. 286.
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