Leg Shackles Used on French Slave Ships

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This record was last updated on 16 Mar 2017

Image Reference

Jean Boudriot, Traite et Navire Negrier, Collection Archeologie Navale Francaise (Paris 1984), p. 87.

Boudriot’s artistic interpretation of how shackles were employed on slave ships. His drawings, which are described under the title "fers pour negres (pp. 83-84) of the individual objects are based on the originals held in various French museums. See also image H001.