Top Deck of French Slave Ship, 19th cent.


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Image Reference
E009

Source
Color lithograph by Pretexat Oursel, 19th cent., original in Musée d'Histoire de la Ville et du Pays Malouin, Saint Malo, France. Published in the exhibition catalog Les Anneaux de la Memoire: Nantes-Europe-Afriques-Ameriques, Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, Nantes, France, Dec. 1992-Feb. 1994.

Comments
"Transport des Negres dans les Colonies" (transport of blacks to the colonies) shows close-up of top deck of slaver with Africans and European sailors; barrier on deck separates African men and women.