Shackles from the Henrietta Marie

Description

Drawing by Frank Besse of archaeologically-recovered leg shackles. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica in 1699-1700. For details, see David Moore, Site Report: Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the Shipwreck Henrietta Marie (Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, 1997).

Source

Slide of drawing, courtesy of David Moore, North Carolina Maritime Museum.

Creator

Besse, Frank

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

F006

Spatial Coverage

Atlantic

Citation

"Shackles from the Henrietta Marie", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed August 5, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2613
Drawing by Frank Besse of archaeologically-recovered leg shackles. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica in 1699-1700. For details, see David Moore, Site Report: Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the Shipwreck Henrietta Marie (Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, 1997).
IIIF Manifest Download