Arab Slave Traders and Captured Africans, Sudan, 1870-71

Description

Caption, Slave -Traders from Kordofan; shows Arab slave traders and some of the enslaved in a coffle with guards. Schweinfurth (vol. 2, p. 410) writes: Probably the overland slave-trade along the roads of Kordofan had never been so flourishing as in the winter of 1870-71, when I found myself at its very fountain-head ; he describes slavers and slave-trading in detail.

Source

Georg Schweinfurth, The Heart of Africa [translated by Ellen Frewer (New York, 1874), vol. 2, facing p. 410

Language

English

Rights

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Identifier

schwein-410

Spatial Coverage

Africa--Eastern Savanna

Citation

"Arab Slave Traders and Captured Africans, Sudan, 1870-71", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed January 26, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/411
Caption, Slave -Traders from Kordofan; shows Arab slave traders and some of the enslaved in a coffle with guards. Schweinfurth (vol. 2, p. 410) writes: Probably the overland slave-trade along the roads of Kordofan had never been so flourishing as in the winter of 1870-71, when I found myself at its very fountain-head ; he describes slavers and slave-trading in detail.
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