Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map

Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map
Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map
Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map

Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map
Plan de l’Isle de Gore. (Goree Island- West Africa). Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin. Beautiful mid-18th century antique map, engraved with outstanding appropriate hand color. Pleasing overall visual quality. Key lower left identifies 13 specific structures. Strong nautical island chart feel is imparted by the compass rose with radiating rhumb lines, the island surrounded by sounding depths. Title sits within an ornate scrolled frame. Represents the tiny island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal during the midst of it’s primary early historical useage as a stopping point for the slave trade. It was on this island that cargo of men were loaded onboard ships for export as slaves to the Western world. See wiki, a world Unesco site today, captured here at the height of the colonial European “ownership” and international slave trade. Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean – a near-superior visual example. Original fold-lines as issued. 9 1/2″ x 13 1/2″. Printed area measures c. 7 3/4″ x 10 7/8″. Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers, 1. We do not sell modern reprints. Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map. Browse our ever-growing collection! Amsterdam Netherlands Amstel river c. 1760 Holland city view vue d’optique print. South Braintree Thayer Norfolk County Massachusetts 1888 large detailed map. Trieste Italy Italia 1873 detailed old city plan map w/ key of important sites. Christning ceremony Russian Greek Church 1789 Religious Rites old print. Ancient Rome Roma Italia Italy 1873 detailed old city plan map. Abraham Lincoln political cartoon 1861 African American racism Black Difficulty. Ottoman Empire Ministry of Public Finance c. 1820-50 beautiful color print. Africa European colonial possessions claims disputes British Dutch 1888 old map. South America continent from best Authorities 1790 Kitchin hand color map. Sulawesi Indonesia Celebes Islands native 1834 world culture ethnography print. United Kingdom British Isles Sanson c. 1700-54 Chatelain map hand color. Art Nouveau Middle East Edmund Dulac 1907 Fantasy color prints lot x 10 A+. Hyde Park Clarendon Hills Norfolk County Massachusetts 1888 large detailed map. Planet Venus in starry night sky Celestial 1719 Mallet lovely hand color. Zuider Sea Northern Netherlands Holland 1737 old antique color map. Walpole Commons & Ponds Norfolk County Massachusetts 1888 large detailed map. London city plan in 1642 & 43 fortified c. 1800 lovely engraved hand color map. Africa madagascar Fort Dauphin detailed plan c. 1750 Bellin old antique map. Military History 1858 set 2 old illustrated books Dawson leather 41 plates. British India Birma Burma Bengal Assam 1882 charming small Dutch old map. All items are sent well-packed to arrive as you see them. Maps and prints are sent either rolled in sturdy 3-inch-wide tubes or, if small, in a rigid cardboard mailer. The item “Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map” is in sale since Thursday, April 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
Goree Island Dakar Senegal West Africa slaves slave trade c. 1746 Bellin old map