"A slave at work with a head frame and mouth piece to prevent his eating, collar, spurs, &c with a 56 pound weight fastened to his body to prevent his absconding."

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Title

"A slave at work with a head frame and mouth piece to prevent his eating, collar, spurs, &c with a 56 pound weight fastened to his body to prevent his absconding."

Subject

Slave trade -- West Indies, British -- Early works to 1800.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Slavery -- West Indies, British -- Early works to 1800.
Slave trade -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

Description

Engraving of a slave at work with a weight and mouth gag.

Source

An accurate account of that horrible and inhuman traffic, the slave trade.

Publisher

London : Printed and published by John Fairburn, Junior, 4 Fountain-Court, Minories.

Date Created

[not before 1800]

Format

image

Extent

1 engraving, bound.

Language

English.

Type

still image

Identifier

tr. 854, no. 3.

Bibliographic Citation

An accurate account of that horrible and inhuman traffic, the slave trade. London : Printed and published by John Fairburn, Junior, 4 Fountain-Court, Minories, [not before 1800]

Provenance

From the collections of the Boston Medical Library.

Files

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Citation

“"A slave at work with a head frame and mouth piece to prevent his eating, collar, spurs, &c with a 56 pound weight fastened to his body to prevent his absconding.",” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 16, 2019, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18022.

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