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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

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(p.173) 7 Exhibiting the Slave Trade in England
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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/9780226559322.003.0008

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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