Island of Goree

Island of Goree

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Caption: Island of Goree off the coast of Senegal, is infamous as a former centre of the Atlantic slave trade from where many Black slaves were deported to the Americas. It was used and fought over by the Portuguese, Dutch, British and French, and between 1817 and 1960 was a French possession. Image taken from Observations upon the Windward Coast of Africa, the religion, character, customs, andc. of the natives With an appendix, containing a letter on the means of abolishing the slave trade. With plates.. Originally published in G. and W. Nicol; James Asperne: London, 1807. Author Joseph Corry, Illustrated by Joseph C Stadler.

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