Slave Trading Station, Mozambique, 1850

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Image Reference

The Illustrated London News (Jan. 18, 1851), vol. 18, p. 44.

Caption, "Burning of a slave establishment by British seamen and marines, at Keonga, river Mozama, in the Mozambique Channel." The accompanying article describes the destruction in the previous June of this African-owned station which was defended by a cannon and "by about 300 free natives, with muskets, besides several bowmen and spearmen."