Untitled Image (Portrait of Joseph Cinqué and Grabeau)

Description

This document provides a profile of two participants in La Amistad revolt; and a small map of the places from where these men originated in West Africa. Joseph Cinqué (ca. 1814–ca. 1879), also known as Sengbe Pieh, was Mende from the Upper Guinea Coast. He helped lead a revolt of many Africans on the Spanish slave ship, La Amistad. The accompanying text gives physical description and biographical details.

Source

John W. Barber, A History of the Amistad Captives (New Haven, Conn., 1840), p. 9.

Creator

Barber, John

Date Created

1840

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

E003

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Senegambia
North America--Connecticut

Citation

"Untitled Image (Portrait of Joseph Cinqué and Grabeau)", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2544
This document provides a profile of two participants in La Amistad revolt; and a small map of the places from where these men originated in West Africa. Joseph Cinqué (ca. 1814–ca. 1879), also known as Sengbe Pieh, was Mende from the Upper Guinea Coast. He helped lead a revolt of many Africans on the Spanish slave ship, La Amistad. The accompanying text gives physical description and biographical details.
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