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Bird's eye view of Loango


Bird's eye view of Loango

Meurs, Jacob van / Child, G.

Bird's eye view of Loango.

The City of Loango.

The print has been copied from: Olfert Dapper, 'Naukeurige Beschrijvingen der Afrikaensche gewesten', Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag, inv. nr. 185 B 11 part I, after p. 518.

Cf. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag, inv. nr. 693 C 6 part VI, after p. 239.

Key: References. / A. Kings Palace. / B. Womens Palace. / C. Cryers Steeple. / D. Royal Wine House. / E. Royal Banqueting House. / F. Publick Audience Place. / G. Kings Garden. / H. Queens Garden. / I. a Mokifso. / K. Another. / L. the Broad way Where those found Guilty by the Imbondo drink, are dragged and Executed.

Bottom left: No: 91.

Bottom right: Plate XVII. Vol. III. p. 215.

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Sources and literature

Green, John, A New General Collection of Voyages and Travel:: Consisting: Of the most Esteemed Relations, which have been hitherto published in any Language: Comprehending every Thing remarkable in its Kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America [...] (1745 - 1747)