Emancipation Monument, Barbados

Description

Larger than life-sized statue of unknown slave, with broken shackles. Named Slave in Revolt by its creator, the Barbadian sculptor Karl Broodhagen, this statue was commissioned by the government of Barbados to commemorate the 150th anniversary of slave emancipation in the British colonies; it was unveiled in March 1985.

Source

Jerome Handler, personal collection; slide taken Dec. 1985 (copyright, Jerome Handler)

Creator

Broodhagen, Karl

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0231

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean--Barbados

Citation

"Emancipation Monument, Barbados", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 19, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/533
Larger than life-sized statue of unknown slave, with broken shackles. Named Slave in Revolt by its creator, the Barbadian sculptor Karl Broodhagen, this statue was commissioned by the government of Barbados to commemorate the 150th anniversary of slave emancipation in the British colonies; it was unveiled in March 1985.
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