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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
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Cornelis Baarsel
J. van den Bosch
Engraver: Cornelis Baarsel
Publisher: Gebroeders Van Cleef
Other Contributors: van Kempen
Northernmost Latitude: 8.5
Southernmost Latitude: 4.0
Westernmost Longitude: -4.0
Easternmost Longitude: 3.5
Measurement Notes: on map
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 and many forts of the slave trade. 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: May 30, 2021