Revolt Aboard Slave Ship, 1787


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Image Reference
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Source
William Fox, A Brief History of the Wesleyan Missions on the West Coast of Africa (London, 1851), facing p. 116.

Comments
Shows crowded top deck of slave ship, ship's crew firing guns on slaves; some Africans diving overboard. This colored illustration (in a copy of the Fox book located at Widener Library, Harvard University) was first published in black and white in Carl B. Wadstrom, An Essay on Colonization, particularly applied to the Western coast of Africa... in Two Parts (London, 1794, 1795; reprinted New York, A.M. Kelley, 1968).