Cinque (fac-simile of the original autograph): The Chief of the Amistad Captives

Description

Joseph Cinqué (ca. 1814–ca. 1879), also known as Sengbe Pieh, was Mende from the Upper Guinea Coast. He helped lead a revolt of many Africans on the Spanish slave ship, La Amistad. This engraved portrait is based on original painting of 1839-1840, by Nathaniel Jocelyn, held by New Haven Colony Historical Society.

Source

Wilson Armistead, A Tribute to the Negro (Manchester, NH, 1848), p. 501.

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

cinque

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Rivers
North America--Connecticut

Citation

"Cinque (fac-simile of the original autograph): The Chief of the Amistad Captives ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 16, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1510
Joseph Cinqué (ca. 1814–ca. 1879), also known as Sengbe Pieh, was Mende from the Upper Guinea Coast. He helped lead a revolt of many Africans on the Spanish slave ship, La Amistad. This engraved portrait is based on original painting of 1839-1840, by Nathaniel Jocelyn, held by New Haven Colony Historical Society.
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