Internal Slave Trade, U.S., ca. 1830


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Image Reference
NW0336

Source
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-89701

Comments
An engraving, captioned "United States Slave Trade. 1830" which shows slaves in shackles, whites holding whips; capital dome in Washington, D.C. is in background. The Library of Congress notes for this illustration indicate it was an abolitionist print, "possibly engraved in 1830; more details on its origin are also given in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.