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Slaves Waiting for SaleAbolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade$
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Maurie D. McInnis

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780226559339

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.001.0001

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Representing the Slave Trade

Representing the Slave Trade

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(p.27) 2 Representing the Slave Trade
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Slaves Waiting for Sale
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Maurie D. McInnis

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0003

This chapter focuses on visual depictions of the American slave trade. The discussions include how visual arts played a vital role in Britain’s encounter with slavery; how Eyre Crowe’s decision to sketch the American slave trade connected him with the decades-earlier efforts to end the international African slave trade; and the influence of Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin on the antislavery movement.

Keywords:   eyre crowe, american slavery, slave trade, virginia, antislavery movement, abolition

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