The Western Coast of Africa from Cape Blanco to Cape Virga
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 and white title cartouche with man holding cornucopia surrounded by animals, foliage, and Egyptian architecture, top right of map. Two scales with credit text, bottom left of map. Measurement marks surround black line border, directional notations in English on each side, "Wef(s)t Longitude from London" bottom of map. Paper tear, left middle on crease. Map print on back of map.
|Title||The Western Coast of Africa from Cape Blanco to Cape Virga|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-28.25 W-22 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/England/London|