Casteel del Mina

Description

"Mina Castle" (caption translation). This image of Elmina in the Voltiac region shows a neighboring African town and European ships in the harbor. 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). (Copy in the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University)

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

D017

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Elmina

Citation

"Casteel del Mina", 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/629
"Mina Castle" (caption translation). This image of Elmina in the Voltiac region shows a neighboring African town and European ships in the harbor. 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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