African Slaver

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Title

African Slaver

Subject

Captain of a slave vessel

Description

This small sculpture depicts the captain of a slave vessel. These men were paid a percentage for each slave they had aboard. Despite lawmakers placing a 300 slave per voyage limit, some slave vessels crammed 600+ slaves.

Source

Underground Railroad Museum

Publisher

Director Kristina Estle

Format

Statue

Type

Wood

Files

DSCN6901.JPG

Reference

African Slaver, Director Kristina Estle

Cite As

“African Slaver,” A Glimpse Through the Underground Railroad Museum, accessed July 2, 2022, https://ugrrm.omeka.net/items/show/29.

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