[Freetown, Sierra Leone.]
[London, McLean, c.1850.]
Tinted lithograph with some hand colour. Sheet 325 x 690mm (12½ x 27"). Repaired tears.
A view from above the native village looking out to sea with European ships anchored. Under the image named features are: Murray Point; Mandingo Caravansera Wesleyan Mission House; King Tonis Point; Glen Huntley; Royal Albert. Mrs Terry was the wife of the Assistant Superintendant of the Liberated African's Department. The 'Liberated Africans' were those rescued by the Royal Navy from slave ships destined for the Americas. Over 40,000 liberated Africans arrived in Freetown between 1808 (when Britain abolished the slave trade) and about 1855.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 31430] £480.00