Cross-Section of Slave Ship, 1857


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Source
The Illustrated London News (Sept. 19, 1857), vol. 31, p. 284.

Comments
Caption, "Section of the Slaver, 'Abbot Devereux'." Accompanies an article describing the chase and capture of an unidentified slaving vessel. See illustration "Capture of a Slave Ship, 1857" on this website. On this illustration, note on the top deck, the "ship's copper" and the "slaves copper" the large cauldrons in which food was cooked (see image references cauldron_lg and cauldron_sm on this website).