Slave Coffle, East Africa, Upper Nile region, 1840s

Source

L'Illustration (Paris), Vol. 14, 1849, p. 136

Description

Captioned Caravane d'éclaves, illustration shows five enslaved men linked by poles in the so-called Goree, or Slave-Stick Goree; Arab slave trader in foreground. This illustration accompanies a lengthy eyewitness account by Loarer (no first name given) on slavery on the east coast of Africa (pp. 135-138).

Date Created

1840-1850

Language

French

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

illustration136a
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