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  • Tags: Slavery

Sold into slavery

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

Slaves being rowed to ships waiting off the coast of Africa

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Enslaved Africans being taken to ships in boats.

Slaves at their leisure in a negro yard

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

Slave raid on an African village

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

Slave man in town

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Three men are engaged in conversation as a young man, holding a tray with items, walks behind an older man.

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Slave in chain

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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

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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

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

Sale of slaves by auction

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An eighteenth century print depicting an enslaved child [on platform] and woman being auctioned.