Capture of Slave Ship by British Navy, 1824


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Source
Le Magasin Pittoresque (1844), p. 52

Comments
Artist's depiction of an event that was reported around 1824. A British naval vessel pursued a French ship, the Jeune-Estelle (commanded by Olympe Sanguines), which had just loaded 14 Africans for transportation to the French Antilles; the incident is described on p. 50.