Antique Map Africa

Cap Corse Castle Ghana Fort Anglois Old map Bellin 1750 Africa trade Castles

Cap Corse Castle Ghana Fort Anglois Old map Bellin 1750 Africa trade Castles

Cap Corse Castle Ghana Fort Anglois Old map Bellin 1750 Africa trade Castles
Cap Corse Castle Ghana Fort Anglois Old map Bellin 1750. Titled: Plan Du Fort Anglois Et De La Ville Du Cape De Corse. Description: Fine antique map of Castle Cape Corse in Ghana. The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring, a great item of the Africa slave history. Cape Coast Castle is one of a number of "slave castles", fortifications in Ghana built by Swedish traders, originally for trade in timber and gold, later used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Other Ghanaian slave castles include the Portuguese foundation of Elmina Castle (later Dutch) and Fort Christiansborg. This "gate of no return" was the last stop before crossing the great Atlantic Ocean.

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. Origin: Atlas of Prevost Histoire Generale des Voyages 16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.

We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request. Size: Print is Guaranteed authentic. Size leaf app: 37 x 25.5 cm. 14.5 x 10 inches.

Image app: 21 x 14.5 cm. 8.2 x5.7 inches. Condition: Fine map in excellent condition, fold as published. For the complete Map and Print collection see our online site. MapandMaps Cartography of the World.

Always real antique maps - Always original - Never reproductions. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".

The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in this country: CY. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Type: County Map
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)


Cap Corse Castle Ghana Fort Anglois Old map Bellin 1750 Africa trade Castles