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Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa

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Title

Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa

Subject

Slave trade; African coast; middle passage; John Relly Beard

Description

Drawing of the slavers of the coast of Africa inspecting newly enslaved Africans brought to the coast. Represents a transaction between local African slave traders with European slave traders. A European slave trader holds a whip over his head, ready to fall on the backs of a line of slaves, while a slave ship sits just off shore.

Source

Beard, John Relly. “The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti: Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period.” London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. Documenting the American South. 2004. University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 29 Jan 2013 http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/beardj/ill2.html

Publisher

Ingram, Cooke, and Co.

Date

1853

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Image drawing

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Original Format

paper

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Citation

“Slave Trade on the Coast of Africa,” accessed November 22, 2017, http://ecdaproject.org/items/show/14.

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