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'Scene on the Coast of Africa' (The Slave Trade)

Michael Graham-Stewart collection

Object connections:

Collection Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Special collections
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleMaker: Wagstaff, C. E.
maker: Biard, A. F.
Publisher: Leggatt

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2729
Description An engraving published by Leggatt. The original painting was shown in Berlin in 1835 and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1840 as 'The slave trade'. It was given to Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, whose widow presented it to Wilberforce House, Hull. See ZBA2509 for another copy and ZBA2761 for another version.
Date made 1844

Artist/Maker Wagstaff, C. E.
Biard, A. F.
Biard, Fran├žois-Auguste
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Materials steel engraving
Measurements Sheet: 602 mm x 763 mm; Image: 515 mm x 712 mm
  • 'Scene on the Coast of Africa' (The Slave Trade) (ZBA2729)
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