Slave Market, Muscat (Oman), 1840s

Description

Captioned Slave market in Mascate (Masqat or Muscat, today the capital of Oman), shows Arab traders and onlookers with captured black Africans. This illustration accompanies a lengthy eyewitness account by Loarer (no first name given) on slavery on the east coast of Africa (pp. 135-138).

Source

L'Illustration (Paris), Vol. 14, 1849, p. 137

Date Created

1840-1850

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

illustration137b

Spatial Coverage

Arabian Peninsula--Oman--Muscat

Citation

"Slave Market, Muscat (Oman), 1840s", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/3006
Captioned Slave market in Mascate (Masqat or Muscat, today the capital of Oman), shows Arab traders and onlookers with captured black Africans. This illustration accompanies a lengthy eyewitness account by Loarer (no first name given) on slavery on the east coast of Africa (pp. 135-138).
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