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Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

Maurie D. McInnis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1853, Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction in Richmond, Virginia. Harrowed by what he witnessed, he captured the scene in sketches that he would later develop into a series ... More


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