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''Nègres a fond de Calle'

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Object details:

Object ID ZBA2763
Description This print is taken from ‘Voyage pittoresque dans le Brésil’, published in 1835, by the German artist Johann Moritz Rugendas. This book, which contains more than 100 images, was an important record of early 19th-century Brazil and shows the significant role played by slavery in Brazilian society at the time.
Date made circa 1827

Artist/Maker Deroi
Rugendas, after J. M.
Engelmann & Cie
Place made Paris, France
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Materials hand-coloured lithograph
Measurements 295 x 354 mm
  • ''Nègres a fond de Calle' (ZBA2763)
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