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Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England

Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England

(p.173) 7 Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England
Slaves Waiting for Sale
Maurie D. McInnis
University of Chicago Press

This chapter discusses artistic representations of slavery that were exhibited in Britain. These include Eyre Crowe’s paintings A Slave Sale in Charlestone [sic], South Carolina and Going South: A Sketch from Life in America; George Morland’s paintings Execrable Human Traffick and African Hospitality; François Biard’s Slaves on the West Coast of Africa; and Hiram Powers’ sculpture Greek Slave.

Keywords:   eyre crowe, slave trade, american slavery, paintings, george morland, françois Biard, hiram powers

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