April 22, 2017

Section of Slaver Abbot Deveroux, 1857

Cross sections of the slave ship Abbot Deveroux depicting the limited space assigned for slaves, and the subsequent overcrowding and inhumane conditions slaves endured during transport.
The Illustrated London News, 19 September 1857. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries.

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