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Abolition of the Slave Trade (Print)
|Description||On the occasion of Parliament abolishing the slave trade in March 1807, this engraving was designed and dedicated to Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and is captioned: 'Brittania trampling on the emblmes of Slavery, holding a banner Declaring the Abolition and attending to the voice of Justice and Religion. On the left, the Trade is represented by a Ship freighted with Slaves, and the Standard (wiht a scull) on which is inscribed the sufferings of the NEgroes, and on the right is a bust of Mr. Wilberforece with a scroll containing the Names of the Speakers in favour of the Abolition in both Houses of Parliment &c.' Part of the Michael Graham-Stewart slavery collection.|
Moses, after Henry
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund|
|Measurements||Sheet: 330 mm x 239 mm; Image: 267 mm x 222 mm|
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