Africa Islands Gorée Senegal L'Isle Goré Avec Bellin 1764. Title: Plan de L'Isle de Goré Avec ses Fortifications.
Description: Nautical antique chart of Gorée Senegal includes a letter key to the island's fortifications. Gorée is known as the location of the House of Slaves built by an Afro-French Métis family. The House of Slaves is one of the oldest houses on the island.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by the engraver van der Schley. Authentic Antique Old Maps & Prints from the past See our historic maps of the Centuries of the World continents.16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. 36.5 x 25.5 cm. 14.25 x 10.25 inches. 27.5 x 19.5 cm. 11 x 7.75 inches. Condition: View very good, folds as published. For the complete Map and Print collection see our online site.
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