Un Anglais de la Barbade vend sa maitresse

Description

"An Englishman from Barbados Sells his Mistress" (caption translation). Image is based on one version or another of the story of Yarico, an Amerindian woman, and her lover, Inkle, an English sailor who allegedly duped her and sold her into slavery in Barbados. Guillaume Thomas Raynal (1713–1796) was a French writer during the Age of Enlightenment. He briefly discussed this story in his text, without naming the principals. For details, see Jerome S. Handler, A Guide to Source Materials for the Study of Barbados History, 1627-1834 (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1971), p.21. Compare this image with the lower right hand corner of image reference NMM-2.

Source

Guillaume Raynal, Histoire Philosophique et Politique. . . des Europeens dans les Deux Indes (Geneva, 1780), vol. 7, p. 377.

Language

French

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

H005

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Barbados

Citation

"Un Anglais de la Barbade vend sa maitresse ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 10, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1936
"An Englishman from Barbados Sells his Mistress" (caption translation). Image is based on one version or another of the story of Yarico, an Amerindian woman, and her lover, Inkle, an English sailor who allegedly duped her and sold her into slavery in Barbados. Guillaume Thomas Raynal (1713–1796) was a French writer during the Age of Enlightenment. He briefly discussed this story in his text, without naming the principals.  For details, see Jerome S. Handler, A Guide to Source Materials for the Study of Barbados History, 1627-1834 (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1971), p.21. Compare this image with the lower right hand corner of image reference NMM-2.
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