Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 6

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) Hand-colored diagram of the hold of a slave ship, and scene of Arab slavers driving a large group of slaves to the West Coast of Africa where a slave ship can be seen in the background, 9-1/2x 7-3/4 inches, printed on heavy, tinted hand-laid paper; Caption at the top of the page in German, French and English. [France, circa 1800]

Additional Details

An unusual depiction of the hold of a slave ship, with an added scene of Arab slavers. Probably from an encyclopedia of some sort.