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Execrable Human Traffick, or The Affectionate Slaves

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Title

Execrable Human Traffick, or The Affectionate Slaves

Description

This reproduction of a painting by George Morland (1789) has lurid colors and shows the sale of a slave. The artist suggests that friends or relatives are being separated, as one of the slaves is being forcibly restrained as the other slave is being ushered into a boat.

Source

The Menil Collection (Houston, Texas), 83-110DJ.

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/228/

Identifier

228