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Number: 1026
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Gold Coast, Ghana, Benin, Togo,
Year of Origin: 1820
Title: Kaart van de Goud Kust of Kust van Guinea
Sub-Title: Map XII
Language: Dutch
Publish Origin: Haarlem
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Size Class.: Medium
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Cartographer: Cornelis Baarsel
J. van den Bosch
Engraver: Cornelis Baarsel
Visser
Landegent
Publisher: Gebroeders Van Cleef
Other Contributors: van Kempen
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Notes: Map XII: 'Kaart van de Goud-Kust of Kust van Guinea.' (Map of the Gold-Coast of Coast of Guinea.) This map shows part of present day Ghana bordering the Ashanti Kingdom, with Accra and Elmina. Original engraving and etching on a watermarked verge type hand laid paper (van Kempen & Co.); This scarse map originates from: 'Nederlandsche bezittingen in Azia, Amerika en Afrika, in derzelver toestand en aangelegenheid voor dit Rijk, wijsgeerig, staatshuishoudkundig en geographisch beschouwd, met bijvoeging der noodige tabellen, en eenen atlas nieuwe kaarten / door J. van den Bosch.' first published by Gebroeders Van Cleef, Amsterdam and The Hague, 1818. (translation: Dutch posessions in Asia, America and Afrika, it's situation, on behalf of the State, described from a scientific, political/economic and geographic perspective, with added tabels and an Atlas with new maps ...) The Atlas is titled: 'Atlas der overzeesche bezittingen ...' (transl.: Atlas of colonial posessions.) Artists and Engravers: Author: Johannes, Count van den Bosch (1780-1844) was a Dutch General and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies, commander of the Dutch-Indian army, Minister of Colonies and Minister of State and Officer in the Military Willems-Order. The title-page to the Atlas was engraved by Landegent and Visser and the maps engraved by C. van Baarsel en Zoon (map part) and A.L. Zeelander (views part).
Last updated: Jul 9, 2016