Henrietta Marie

Description

Artists' reconstruction of cross section of hold. The top illustration depicts the Henrietta Marie converted to carry Africans on the middle passage. The bottom shows the Henrietta Marie converted to carry cargo. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica in 1699-1700. Although these are not historical images, they accurately represent the conditions on this ship.

Source

Drawings by Bill Muir and Frank Besse, in Madeline Burnside (ed.), A Slave Ship Speaks: The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie (Key West, Florida: The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, 1995).

Creator

Muir, Bill and Frank Besse

Date Created

1995

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

F013

Citation

"Henrietta Marie", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2019, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2615
Artists' reconstruction of cross section of hold. The top illustration depicts the Henrietta Marie converted to carry Africans on the middle passage. The bottom shows the Henrietta Marie converted to carry cargo. The Henrietta Marie transported about 200 slaves from the Bight of Biafra to Jamaica in 1699-1700. Although these are not historical images, they accurately represent the conditions on this ship.
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