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No II. - Free Town, Sierra Leone. South East View.
No II. - Free Town, Sierra Leone. South East View.
[Drawn on Stone by A. Laby & J. Needham after Sketches by Mrs. Terry.] Printed at Mclean Lithographic Establishment, 50 St Martin's Lane.
London: Ackermann & Co., 96, Strand [n.d., c.1850.]
Rare tinted lithograph. Sheet 325 x 755mm (12½ x 29¾"), with wide margins.
A view of Freetown with a key noting Government House, Soldiers's Hospital and the Wesleyan Mission House. Laetitia Jervis 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.
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No V. - Free Town, Sierra Leone. General View from Tom's Point.
No V. - Free Town, Sierra Leone. General View from Tom's Point.
Drawn on Stone by A. Laby & J. Needham after Sketches by Mrs. Terry. Printed at Mclean Lithographic Establishment, 50 St Martin's Lane.
London: Ackermann & Co., 96, Strand [n.d., c.1850.]
Rare tinted lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 325 x 755mm (12½ x 29¾"). Tear through title repaired.
A view looking across the bay to Freetown, with European ships anchored. Under the image named features include East Battery, Freetown Church, 'Queen Yard for Lib.d Af.ns', and Wesleyan Institution. Laetitia Jervis 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: 52574]   £450.00  
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