Slave Coffle, East Africa, Upper Nile region, 1840s


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Source
L'Illustration (Paris), Vol. 14, 1849, p. 136

Comments
Captioned "Caravane d'ésclaves," illustration shows five enslaved men linked by poles in the so-called "Goree, or Slave-Stick Goree; Arab slave trader in foreground. This illustration accompanies a lengthy eyewitness account by Loarer (no first name given) on slavery on the east coast of Africa (pp. 135-138).