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A corner of the courtyard, Elmina Castle, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/21

Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'A Corner of the Courtyard, Elmina Castle, Gold Coast. Elmina, the finest of the old forts on the Gold Coast, was originally constructed by Diego d'Azamboja from materials brought from Portugal in 1482. It was captured by the Dutch in 1637 and eventually ceded to Great Britain in 1872'.


  • 1924

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

Duplicate at Y30448L/79.



Finding aid date

2003-11-19 11:19:50+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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