A slave ship

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Title

A slave ship

Description

Painting of a European slave ship at sea circa 1780. There is some uncertainty about this image, as the ship flies the blue ensign which was only flown by the Royal Navy and not merchant ships.

Subject

Slaves; Slave trade - Africa; Slavery; Ships; Flags

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Slavery - Freedom

Identifier

D0004323

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

Publisher

1780

Citation

“A slave ship,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 2, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/2930.