A Digital History of the Suppression of the Slave Trade
April 22, 2017
View of Funchal, Madeira Island, 1859
Madeira was originally a center of slavery and was also a stop on the slave-trading routes. It was a port of call for not only for slavers but also for naval ships who worked to suppress the slave trade.
The Illustrated London News, 22 January 1859. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries.