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|Collection||Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours, Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Special collections|
|Exhibitions||The Atlantic: Slavery, Trade, Empire, Enslavement and Resistance|
|Gallery location||Not on display|
|People||Artist: Smith, John Raphael|
Artist: Morland, after George
Publisher: Morgan, S.
|Description||Morland exhibited the original oil painting from which this print is derived, ‘Execrable human traffick, or the affectionate slaves’, at the Royal Academy in 1788. It illustrates how pervasive the question of the abolition of the slave trade had become in Britain at this time, affecting artistic and literary production, as well as informing political debate.|
|Artist/Maker||Smith, John Raphael
Morland, after George
|Place made||London, England|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund|
|Materials||mezzotint with later colouring|
|Measurements||Sheet: 580 mm x 764 mm; Image: 458 mm x 649 mm; Frame: 653 mm x 883 mm; Mount: 610 mm x 838 mm|
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