Antique Map, A Map of the Kingdom of Whidah from Marchais, 1745
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Also called Bird's eye View of the Kingdom of Whidah. This was the principle market for slaves in the 17th and 18th century.The Portuguese, English and French all constructed Forts which are marked on the map, also showing are the Rivers Jakin and Eufrates (Euphrates), and a sailing ship in front of the European tents.
Engraved by G.Child, from "A New Collection of Voyages and Travel" 1745.