Images of the Gold Coast (West Africa), 1870-1890   

Mr. Jacob Abraham de Veer

Mr. Jacob Abraham de Veer Object Name: Mr. Jacob Abraham de Veer
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Code: 0002 4052
Category: Portraits of merchants from Elmina

Jacob Abraham de Veer (1838-1926), grandson of a Dutch governor of that name on the Gold Coast, was a merchant in Elmina, Dutch and French consul in Elmina, and burgomaster of that town. Until this day he is recognised locally as an important historical figure.