Traversée: Danse de nègres
This illustration shows enslaved Africans being forced to dance on the deck of slave ship for exercise during the Middle Passage. The text surrounding this image of an unidentified ship refers to St. Louis in the Senegambia region. Also published in Anthony Tibbles (ed.), Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity (London: HMSO, 1994; fig. 5) where the author's name is erroneously transposed as Grehan Amedee.
Amèdèe Grehan (ed.), La France Maritime (Paris, 1837), vol. 3, facing p. 179.
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