Stowing the Cargo of a Slaver at Night
Engraving done in 1855 to illustrate excerpt from account of Captain Canot (1804-1860), who was a French-Italian adventurer and slave trader. Canot mostly traded between the Upper Guinea Coast and Cuba. Henry Howe (1816–1893) was an American author who wrote the histories for several states in the United States.
Henry Howe, Life and Death on the Ocean: A Collection of Extraordinary Adventures in the Form of Personal Narratives (Cincinnati, 1856), facing p. 537. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-15386.
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