Africa explored; or, A judicious abridgement of the latest and most authentic travels through Africa, by Vaillant ... [and others]

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Lizars, W. H. (William Home) (1788-1859 ) (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1796
Place: Edinburgh
Publisher: J. Watson
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916-A (Africa explored)
Clothing & dress -- Africa
Physical Description
Extent: 460 p. illus., ports., map.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11704093
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae79b240-c60d-012f-f42f-58d385a7bc34
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