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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

Paul Erdmann Isert, Voyages en Guinée et dans les îles Caraïbes en Amérique (Paris: Maradan, 1793)

Danish Traders with Akwamu King, 1784

This scene depicts the elevation of a soldier to the rank of general in the presence of the king's Dutch allies. The people of the Gold Coast (Ghana) were the fifth largest known African populations in the United States.

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Image ID: 1206558
Title: [Danish traders with Akwamu King, 1784.]
Source: Voyage d' Iserts en Guinée et dans les iles Caraibes en Amerique, par Paul Erdman Isert ... Tires de sa correspondance avec ses amis.
Name: Isert, Paul Erdmann (1756-1789) - Author
Published: 1793
Location: Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: Bird's-eye view prints
Dutch
Gold Coast
Kings -- Africa
Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes
Yoruba (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies

Keywords: Denmark
Ghana
Gold Coast
Holland
Kings - Gold Coast
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