Cross-Section of Slave Ship, 1857

Description

Caption, Section of the Slaver, 'Abbot Devereux'. Accompanies an article describing the chase and capture of an unidentified slaving vessel. See illustration Capture of a Slave Ship, 1857 on this website. On this illustration, note on the top deck, the ship's copper and the slaves copper the large cauldrons in which food was cooked (see image references cauldron_lg and cauldron_sm on this website).

Source

The Illustrated London News (Sept. 19, 1857), vol. 31, p. 284.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

iln284b

Spatial Coverage

Atlantic

Citation

"Cross-Section of Slave Ship, 1857", 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/2726
Caption, Section of the Slaver, 'Abbot Devereux'. Accompanies an article describing the chase and capture of an unidentified slaving vessel. See illustration Capture of a Slave Ship, 1857 on this website. On this illustration, note on the top deck, the ship's copper and the slaves copper the large cauldrons in which food was cooked (see image references cauldron_lg and cauldron_sm on this website).
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