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Number: 3240
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Cape Palmas, Liberia
Year of Origin: 1850
Title: Cape Palmas
Language: English
Publish Origin: Philadelphia
Height: 10.3
Width: 16.9
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Publisher: Wagner & McGuigan
D. W. Seager
United States Congress
Other Contributors: Commander William Francis Lynch
Northernmost Latitude: 4.4
Southernmost Latitude: 4.3
Westernmost Longitude: -7.75
Easternmost Longitude: -7.7
Measurement Notes: modern estimate
Notes: [PENDING ABE ARRIVAL 8/2017] engraved landscape scene, Natives with sunshades and fishing at bay with palm trees in front of the cliffs of Cape Palmas with the lighthouse at the westernmost point of West Africa in Liberia; early view of Liberia was published by the US government together with the "W.F. Lynch Report of Mission to Africa", Senate Executive Documents, 1st Session, 33rd Congress, Part 3, Vol. 1, Doc. 1 (1853) with material compiled during an exploratory excursion to Liberia, a country founded in 1822 for freed American slaves at a time of debate over the success of colonization programs. litho signature CT
Last updated: Aug 8, 2018