Gold Coast Slave History Ghana Old print Bellin 1749
Title: Vue de la Cote depuis mina jusqu’ au maure tiree de Barbot et de Smith.
Description: Gold coast Ghana old antique print shows the slave routes with Mina, St.Jago, Cape Corso, Fort Royal and Maure, with sailing ships at the foreground. The print id copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer/mapmaker 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.
Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart. Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.
Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
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