En aan d'andre zyde (Elmina)

Description

"And on the other side" (caption translation). This image illustrates Elmina castle in the Voltaic region. The view from the sea shows an African village to left and right. Bosman was an official of the Dutch West India Company and chief factor at Elmina. See also Christopher DeCorse, An Archaeology of Elmina: Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900 (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001). Refer also to image D020.

Source

Willem Bosman, Nauwkeurige Beschryving van de Guinese Goud-, Tand- en Slave-Kust . . . (Utrecht, 1704), fig. 2, facing p. 44. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Language

Dutch

Rights

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

Identifier

D021

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Elmina

Citation

"En aan d'andre zyde (Elmina)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 18, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/609
"And on the other side" (caption translation). This image illustrates Elmina castle in the Voltaic region. The view from the sea shows an African village to left and right. Bosman was an official of the Dutch West India Company and chief factor at Elmina. See also Christopher DeCorse, An Archaeology of Elmina: Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900 (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001). Refer also to image D020.
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