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  • Tags: Slave trade

Sold into slavery

Men, women and children being sold into slavery at a slave auction.

Slaves being rowed to ships waiting off the coast of Africa

Enslaved Africans being taken to ships in boats.

Slaves at their leisure in a negro yard

Enslaved women carrying out their domestic duties by their living quarters on a plantation.

Slave raid on an African village

A village in Central Africa being raided. The women and children which have been spared are being shackled and bound together by neck.

Slave in chain

Oil painting of an enslaved young man, looking despondent,
as he leans against an object while shackled in chains around his neck and wrist.

Slave auction trade

A slave auction taking place near along the harbour. Seen in the background is a ship, possibly belonging to one of the men selling or making purchases.

Separation of families

Print depicting an enslaved family being separated by two slave owners who are using whips to inflict blows.

Bartering on the Niger

Enslaved men and women waiting to be auctioned. Soldiers are keeping guard.

A distressing parting between parent and child

Coloured print showing a mother being separated from her child after a slave auction.