Item details: The River Niger Shewing the Course of the Expedition under Captain Trotter in 1841
The River Niger Shewing the Course of the Expedition under Captain Trotter in 1841
Imprint: London, 1843
630 x 515 mm., early outline colour, in good condition.
With a further inset entitled 'The Lower Course of the River Niger as far as it was ascended in the ...'. The voyage was known as the Niger expedition and was undertaken at the auspices of the British Government. It was undertaken by British missionary groups. It suffered from a high mortality due to disease. The island of St. Thomas is just shown at the bottom.