I recently acquired a vast collection of Antique 19th and 18th Century Book Plates. This Antique four panel plate shows forts on the West African Gold Coast. Perfect for framing, or to incorporate into something new and wonderful. The back is blank. Signed J. Kip (engraved). From: "A Collection of Voyages and Travels" published by John and Awnsham Churchill in London in 1744.
Ghana; a) The Dutch Fort Croevecoeur at Accra, b) The Danish Fort Christiaenburgh at Accra, c) Cape Ruygehoeck or Duyvelsbergh, d) The Prospect of the Village and Coast of Lay, the mount Redonda being at NNE. Ussher Fort is a fort in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the Dutch in 1649 as Fort Crevecoeur. Printed on a rich fibrous rag paper, with ahand written price of 75.00 from a previous owner and time.
This one is in excellent condition, given age. A few minor crinkles. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please Zoom photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Plate (Page as a whole) measures 9" x 11.5"
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