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'We were slaves' from BL Add 26957, f. 39v

Textual illustration of ~Avadim hayyinu~ (We were slaves): a man carrying buckets and followed by a dog. Caption in a banderole over the scene: ~Avadim hayyinu~. Below, there is a decorated initial-word panel ~... more

'We were slaves' from BL Add 26957, f. 39v

Marginal drawing illustrating the passage, ~Avadim hayyinu~ (we were slaves): a man carrying buckets and followed by a dog. Caption in a banderole over the scene: ~Avadim hayyinu~. Image taken from f. 39v of Pr... more

The Triumph of Scipio who rides on a horse followed by captured slaves

Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome, ca. 1530–60)

Don Quixote releases the Galley Slaves (Six Illustrations for Don Quixote)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Don Quixote Releases the Galley Slaves (Six Illustrations for Don Quixote)

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... more

The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in Captn. Kimber's treatment of a young Negro girl of 15 for her virjen (sic) modesty.

Print shows sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand.

A Lady going to visit

Illustration showing slaves carrying woman in sedan chair across street.

A Planter and his wife on a journey

Illustration showing two slaves carrying woman in sedan chair, slave woman with baggage on head, and planter riding horse on country road..