+ o - ^
previous next

View this item elsewhere:

Title
The Banjon, or African Guittar
Names
Matthews, John, lieutenant in the Royal Navy (Author)
Collection

A voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa: containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England

Microform

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791
Place: London
Publisher: B. White and Son [etc.]
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc Micro R-4611 pt. A
Shelf locator: Sc Micro R-2471
Topics
Ethnology -- Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Extent: Vii, [1] 183 p. : fold. front., plates, fold. map. ; 23 cm.
Microforms
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11759436
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a80b500-c61e-012f-bd55-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1791: Issued
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The Banjon, or African Guittar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1791. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fb7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The Banjon, or African Guittar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fb7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1791). The Banjon, or African Guittar Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fb7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fb7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) The Banjon, or African Guittar, (1791) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 1, 2022 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

The Banjon, or African Guittar