Slave Coffle, 19th cent.

Click on the image to open a larger version in a new window.
previous image return to thumbnails next image

If you are interested in using this image, please consult Acknowledging the Website.

This record was last updated on 06 Jun 2016

Image Reference

Painting by Alphonse Levy (1843-1918) in Musee des Arts Africains et Oceaniens, Paris; published in the exhibition catalog Les Anneaux de la Memoire: Nantes-Europe-Afriques-Ameriques, Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. Nantes, France, Dec. 1992-Feb. 1994.

Caption: "Convoi de Femmes Captives"; women and children with two African guards armed with rifles, one horse-mounted. Date unknown; location is probably the Western Sudan.