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Michael Graham-Stewart collection

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Collection Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Special collections
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2761
Description An engraving titled 'Sklavenhandel'. 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.
Date made circa 1844

Artist/Maker Wagstaff, C. E.
Biard, Fran├žois-Auguste
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: 551 mm x 710 mm; Image: 435 mm x 603 mm
  • Sklavenhandel/Slave-Trade (ZBA2761)
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