DIXCOVE, a British Settlement on the Gold Coast, AFRICA : To HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF CLARENCE, This Plate is with His gracious permission humbly Dedicated by His Highnesses most obliged & devoted servants G. Webster & J. Barrow. / Drawn by G Webster. ; Engraved by J. Hill.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, printmaker.
Publication details
[London] : Published Octr 26 1806 by J. Barrow No1 Weston Place St Pancras & G. Webster No21 White Lion Street, Pentonville., [October 26 1806]
Physical details
1 print : aquatint and etching with hand-colouring ; sheet 44 x 60.5 cm
A fort with thick round towers at the corners and a small bell-tower, flying the union jack, near the shore with Africans trading with Europeans in boats on the water and a group of thatched buildings at the edge of the sea in the centre.
Ahanta West District (Ghana)
Additional information
The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea which became Ghana in 1957.
Other persons
Webster, George, 1775- artist, publisher.
Maps K.Top.117.108.a.