Chateau de Cormantin

Description

"Cormantin Castle" (caption translation). From the Voltaic region, this view from the sea shows Cormantin castle in the distant background. In the foreground, there are several European ships. For an informed discussion of Dapper as an historical source, see Adam Jones, Decompiling Dapper: A Preliminary Search for Evidence (History in Africa, vol. 17 [1990], pp. 171-290).

Source

D. O. Dapper, Description de l'Afrique . . . Traduite du Flamand (Amsterdam,1686; 1st ed., 1668), between pp. 284-85. (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Date Created

Late-1600s

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

D019

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Cormantin

Citation

"Chateau de Cormantin", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 17, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/624
"Cormantin Castle" (caption translation). From the Voltaic region, this view from the sea shows Cormantin castle in the distant background. In the foreground, there are several European ships. For an informed discussion of Dapper as an historical source, see Adam Jones, Decompiling Dapper: A Preliminary Search for Evidence (History in Africa, vol. 17 [1990], pp. 171-290).
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