Olaudah Equiano's Travels
This map shows the route of Equiano's many travels throughout his long career at sea. It clearly demonstrates that he was unusually well-travelled for his time. This is the 'thumbnail' version of the map: scaled to fit on a single screen without scrolling. Click here or on the map to see it in a larger and clearer format (133kb)
The map was prepared by Miles Ogborn, a historical geographer at Queen Mary, University of London, . It was drawn by Edward Oliver, a cartographer in the same department. The map is discussed in greater detail in Miles Ogborn's article 'Global historical geographies, 1500-1800' in B.J. Graham and C. Nash (eds) Modern Historical Geographies (Harlow: Longman, 2000).
* This page last updated 28 February 2002 *