The abolition of the slave trade, or, The inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in the cruel treatment of a young negro girl of 15 for her virjen [sic] modesty [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Pub April 10, 1792, by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Picca[dilly]
[10 April 1792]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 24.9 x 34.8 cm, on sheet 28 x 37 cm
Notes:
Title from item.
Printmaker from British Museum catalogue.
Maggs; August 1964; Acquisitions no.: 964-8-1-20.
Watermark: I Taylor.
'Captn Kimber's' in title erased and replaced in contemporary hand with 'the cruel.'
Mounted to 37 x 49 cm.
Abstract:
On the deck of a slave ship a negro girl is suspended by her ankle by a British sailor as the captain prepares to whip her with a chain. In the background two other sailors wander off indifferently on the right and on the left a group of slaves sit cowering.
Associated Names:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811? [Printmaker]
Fores, S. W. [Publisher]
Topics:
Kimber, John
Punishment & torture
Slave ships
Slave trade
Whips
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1792
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1792
Watermarks (Paper) -- I Taylor
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
792.04.10.03
Orbis Record:
7815398
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr07442
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
10732762
PID:
digcoll:550024