A Digital History of the Suppression of the Slave Trade
April 22, 2017
Survivors Packed Below and On Deck of the Zeldina, Jamaica, 1857
Illustrations such as this about the brutality of slave transport played an important role in maintaining high levels of public outrage in Britain about the mistreatment of slaves, and the evils of slavery.
The Illustrated London News, 20 June 1857. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries.