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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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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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