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Image ID:
lwlpr07442
Call Number:
792.04.10.03
Creator:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker.
Title:
The abolition of the slave trade, or, The inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in the cruel treatment of a young negro girl of 15 for her virjen [sic] modesty
Published:
[London] : Pub April 10, 1792, by S.W. Fores, No. 3 Picca[dilly], [1792]
Description:
1 print on laid paper : etching, hand-colored ; plate mark 24.9 x 34.8 cm., on sheet 28 x 37 cm.
Notes:
Title from item. | Printmaker from George.
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 6, no. 8079
Summary:
On the deck of a slave ship a negro girl is suspended by her ankle by a British sailor as the captain prepares to whip her with a chain. In the background two other sailors wander off indifferently on the right and on the left a group of slaves sit cower
Subjects:
  •  Kimber, John - Caricatures and cartoons.
  • Slave ships.
  • Slave trade.
  • Punishment & torture.
  • Whips.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1792.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1792.
  • Watermarks (Paper) - I Taylor.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Fores, S. W., publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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