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Vue du Chateau de St. Georges de Mina/Frederiskbourg, Fort Danois

View of the Castle of St. George of Elmina, the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea. Fort Coenraadsburg, built to protect the castle, is seen to the right (left). View of Fort Frederiksborg, later Fort Royal, a Danish and later English fort on the Gold Coast of what is now Ghana (right). From Prévost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: G2979
Cartographer: Prevost d'Exiles
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 15" x 10" (sheet)
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning
Price: $65.00