Chains and Other Instruments Used by Slave Traders, 19th cent.

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This record was last updated on 13 Nov 2013

Image Reference

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, ed., The Story of the Sea (London, 1895-96), vol. 2, p. 445

Caption: " Implements Used by Slave-Traders (by permission of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society." Material objects employed by slave traders, such as the wooden neck yokes (or "Goree), chains, manacles, and leg fetters, whip, and "helmet used for gagging slaves, with pieces of iron to force tongue down" (h). (For the Goree, see images LCP-12, PRO-4 on this website)