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Number: 3511
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Sierra Leone
Year of Origin: 1748
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Height: 19.5
Width: 28.0
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Size Class.: Medium
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Other Contributors: Jacob van der Schley
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Notes: [PENDING ARRIVAL , source GERT JAN BESTEBREURTJE ] Gravenhage, 1748). Two views of the British colony in West Africa by J. van Schley. From: 'Historische beschrijving der reizen.' - Sierra Leone, bordered by Guinea, was an important centre of the transatlantic slave trade until 11 March 1792, when Freetown was founded by the Sierra Leone Company as a home for former slaves enslaved by or freed from the British Empire. Slave Trade
Last updated: Dec 10, 2018