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A Man of Colour, and a Native of Jamaica

ZBA2712
Michael Graham-Stewart collection

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Collection Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Special collections
User collections K Plus Jamaica by mmcgrath
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2712
Description This broadside tells the life story of Samuel Sharpe, which he sold to fund his passage to Jamaica. It includes graphic detail of his experiences as a slave and his conversion to Christianity. At the top of the page is the image of a ship.
Date made February 1843

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Materials letterpress broadside with wood-engraved vignette
Measurements 345 x 240 mm
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  • A Man of Colour, and a Native of Jamaica (ZBA2712)
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