Slave Market, Muscat (Oman), 1840s

Source

L'Illustration (Paris), Vol. 14, 1849, p. 137

Description

Captioned Slave market in Mascate (Masqat or Muscat, today the capital of Oman), shows Arab traders and onlookers with captured black Africans. 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

illustration137b
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