Images of History: William Blakes Europe Supported by Africa and America. William Blakes engraving Europe Supported by Africa and America was created for the cover art for J. G. Stedmans Narrative of a five years expedition, against the revolted Negros of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America; from the year 1772, to 1777 a travelogue and published in 1792.