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

Description

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)

Source

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

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

mariners09

Spatial Coverage

Atlantic

Citation

"Chains and Other Instruments Used by Slave Traders, 19th cent.", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed November 29, 2020, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2013
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)
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