Cross-Section of Slave Ship, 1828-1829

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Image Reference

Robert Walsh, Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829 (Boston and New York, 1831), vol. 2, facing title page.

Caption, "sections of a slave ship"; shows the areas allotted for human cargo as well as non-human cargo. The author's source of information for this drawing is not given. The drawing is also published in Mathew Carey, Reflections on the causes that led to the formation of the Colonization Society (Philadelphia, 1832).