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Unknown Der Sclavenhandel [In German]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.05 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Germany Type: Engraving Date: 1833 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One page of engravings entitled "Der Sclavenhandel" dated 1833. The engravings are gathered on the page as an illustration of the slave trade. The top image features people being herded away from a village towards a ship. In the foreground is a person hugging children as they are threated by a man holding a stick. The lower engraving features the layout of the hold of a slave ship. It illustrates the conditions for the enslaved people in the ship.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Slave TradeSlaverySlave Sale

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