Creator Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Name Jefferys, Thomas
Life Dates ca. 1719-1771
Nationality English
Occupation Cartographer, Engraver
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.53

Map Collection - 2014.21.53

Thomas Jefferys The Western Coast of Africa from Cape Blanco to Cape Virga Hand-colored engraving London, 1768 Map with colored elements by Thomas Jeffreys: The Western Coast of Africa, from Cape Blanco to Cape Virga. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Condamel" left middle of map. Some borders, some regions, and small islands, colored, some texture, mountain ranges, rivers, bodies of water, sandbanks, and some borders, not colored, some texture. Text from "Mr. Moorse's Account of the Englif(s)h Settlements on the River Gambia. in 1730." bottom and middle right of map. Decorative black an