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Number: 3160
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Goree, Senegal
Year of Origin: 1860 (estimated)
Title: [upper margin] Colonie Francaise Du Senegal ; [lower margin] Debarcadere De Goree
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 18.6
Width: 31.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Th. Du Moncel
Adolphe d' Hastrel
Engraver: A. B. Bry
Publisher: Gambart Junin et Co.
Victor Delarue et Cie
Adolphe d' Hastrel
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 14.7
Southernmost Latitude: 14.65
Westernmost Longitude: -17.45
Easternmost Longitude: -17.35
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: source LeBail, engraved coastal view. View of the island of Goree, drawn by Adolphe d'Hastrel and lithographed in two tones by Moncel. Located off Dakar, the island of Gor?, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was for three centuries the starting point for millions of slaves for America and the West Indies. Officer in the French Navy, Hastrel was a skilful draftsman who composed many sketches during his travels and grouped them in several albums.;
Last updated: Oct 27, 2018