Het Fort Nassau Geleegen op die Gout Cust in Guinea

Description

A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (1964), pp. 242-44. Image courtesy of Merrick Posnansky, from the original in the British Library.

Provenance

"The Fort Nassau Located on the Gold Coast in Guinea" (caption translation). This colored painting of Fort Nassau with the African town of Mouri in the Voltaic region. The fort was founded by the Dutch in 1612, but renamed Fort Nassau in 1637.

Date Created

1600s

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

D001

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Voltaic--Mouri

Citation

"Het Fort Nassau Geleegen op die Gout Cust in Guinea", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/635
A. W. Lawrence, Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa (1964), pp. 242-44. Image courtesy of Merrick Posnansky, from the original in the British Library.
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