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Dupuis, Joseph
Journal of a residence in Ashantee / by Joseph Dupuis ; comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the interior of Western Africa ; chiefly collected from Arabic mss. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea ; to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war ; illustrated with a map and plates.
London : Printed for Henry Colburn, 1824.
Physical Description:
[2], vii, [1], xxxviii, 264, cxxxv, [1] p., [16] leaves of plates ([5] folded) : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT507 .D87 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Aquatints and engraving by C. Williams; after Joseph Dupuis.
Printed by Shackell and Arrowsmith, Johnson's Court, Fleet Street.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 281
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original blue moiré cloth with printed spine label.
Subject Terms:
Africa, West -- Description and travel.
Africa, West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Ashanti -- Description and travel.
Ashanti -- History.
Colburn, H. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1824.
Shackell and Arrowsmith -- Printer.
Aquatints -- 1824.
Williams, C., engraver, engraver.

  • Map of Wangara
  • Representation of the Court of Select audience. Costume
  • South prospect of the River Praa and the Forest of Assin
  • A woman & youth of Banna. A Marowa Slave
  • Moslems of Dagombah and Salagha in the costumes of their countries
  • Priests or Magicians of Ashantee invoking the national deities
  • The palace of Ouso Adoom, the king's nephew; the authors temporary residence at Coomassie
  • Specimen of Ashantee sculpture
  • Street in Coomassy leading to the palace
  • Close of the Adai custom
  • An Ashantee soldier
  • A Caboceer of Ashantee equipt for war
  • Military weapons of the Ashantees
  • Moslem of Kong in military costume
  • Man & woman of Gaman
  • Man & woman of Banna.

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