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Number: 3212
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Accra, Ghana, James Fort, Jamestown
Year of Origin: 1799
Title: James Fort Accra
Language: English
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Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: No Color
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Engraver: Thomas Medland
Publisher: Bunney & Gold
Other Contributors: N. Pocock
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Notes: [PENDING PRINTS-COLLECTOR ARRIVAL] lithograph view of slave trade fort; James Fort Accra. It shows: Fort James, built by the British as a trading post in 1673. This trading post later gave its name to Jamestown, Ghana. Engraved by: Medland. Original painting or design by: N. Pocock. Published by Bunney & Gold in 1799. Nicholas Pocock (1740-1821) was a British artist, best known for his depictions of naval battles during the Age of Sail. Thomas Medland (1765-1833) was an English engraver and draughtsman. He practised both line engraving and aquatint.
Last updated: Jun 6, 2017