1748 Plan du Fort Anglois Cap de Corse Bellin Copperplate Guinea Africa Print
Original Copperplate Engraving
Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse.
Dimensions: 210 x 145 mm, 8.2 x 5.7 inches
Cap Corse or Cape Coast Castle, Ghana – the “Gate of No Return” sits on the Gold Coast of Ghana, Africa. Originally a 17th century Swedish trading post, it ultimately fell into the possession of the Dutch West Indian Company and was used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The Cape Coast Castle, and other forts and castles in Ghana, are included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List.
Plate from Tom. IV. No. 6 from Abbe A.F. Prevost d’Exiles. Histoire Generale des Voyages
Artist: Jacques Bellin
Condition: Signs of folding. creases, minor wrinkles, signs of paper aging.
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This is an original antique engraving. We don’t sell reproductions.
Item will be shipped in cardboard tube.