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Fort Royal de Manfro/Fort Hollandois de Cormantin

View of Fort Groot Frederiksborg on Manfro Hill, near Princes Town, Ghana. From 1683 to 1717 it was the only Prussian fort in Ghana. In 1725 it fell into the hands of the Dutch West India Company and was renamed Fort Hollandia (left). View of Fort Amsterdam, the former slave fort in Abandze, Central region, Ghana, built by the English between 1638 and 1645 as Fort Cormantin and captured by the Dutch West India Company in 1665 (right). From Prévost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: G2980
Cartographer: Prevost d'Exiles
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 9" x 5"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning. minor browning
Price: $65.00