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English Castle at Anamabou. / Fort Nassaw at Mowri.

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Article ID AF0324
Artist Basire (1704-1768)
Isaac Basire (1704 – 1768) was an engraver and first in a family line of prolific and well-respected engravers. Isaac Basire was known as a map engraver. His most well-known work is the frontispiece to an edition of Bailey's dictionary (1755).
Title English Castle at Anamabou. / Fort Nassaw at Mowri.
Year ca. 1745
Description
Decorative copper print depicts two views on one sheet.
 
Moree or Mori (formerly also known as Mouri or Mouree) is a village and small seaside resort in Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese district, a district in the Central Region of south Ghana. Moree developed around Fort Nassau, which was the first fort established by the Dutch West India Company on their Gold Coast.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)20,5 x 35
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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