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The castle Cormantine.

Image ID: 807781

The castle Cormantine.  [Kasteel van Cormantin.] (1562-1567)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The castle Cormantine.

Alternate Title

: Kasteel van Cormantin.

Depicted Date

: 1562-1567

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; plate mark 25 x 34 cm. (9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Kormantine, village with Dutch fort, Gold Coast Colony, West Africa. First slaves for British West Indies were taken from this port, hence name of Cormantynes given to West Indies slaves from the Gold Coast. 1562-67."

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Slavery

Source Description

: 2 folders (58 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC SLAVE

Digital ID

: 807781

Record ID

: 722394

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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