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Dressed for Sale

Maurie D. McInnis

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the spaces, places, and mechanics of the slave trade. These include the enslaved assistants of slave traders; slave auctions as public spectacles in Charleston, South Carolina; ... More


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


Going South

Maurie D. McInnis

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes Eyre Crowe’s painting, Going South: A Sketch from Life in America, the first in his series about American slavery. The Going South movement begins on the left, as slaves are ... More


A Tide of Bodies

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the import of slaves through the third and final phase of the Atlantic human manufacturing process: product delivery. It first considers the complexities of domestic slave ... More


The Red Flag

Maurie D. McInnis

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the spaces, places, and mechanics of the slave trade. These include the use of red flags upon which are pinned small manuscript descriptions of slaves to be sold off; family ... More


“To Do Good in This World We Must Have Money”: The Kingsley Legacy

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the families of Kingsley’s daughters, Martha K. Baxter and Mary K. Sammis, and their mother Anna Jai Kingsley, as well as their cousin Charles J. McNeill, in the years after ... More


Slaves: African and Indian

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the role played by African and Indian slaves in early St. Louis. Indians had practiced slavery long before European explorers, traders, and colonizers arrived on North American ... More


Introduction

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of Eyre Crowe’s painting, Slaves Waiting for Sale, Richmond, Virginia. It argues that Crowe sought to convey the depth and complexity of the horrors ... More


Epilogue

Maurie D. McInnis

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on remembrances of the slave trade. Artistic representations of the slave trade largely disappeared after the Civil War. Among the few who used their art to continue to question ... More


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