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Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England

Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England

Chapter:
(p.173) 7 Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England
Source:
Slaves Waiting for Sale
Author(s):
Maurie D. McInnis
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0008

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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