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Forside Slaveri / Slavery Am I not a man emblem used during the campaign to abolish slavery. The image is from a book from 1788. Made 1787 by Josiah Wedgwood, William Hackwood et Henry Webber. Public Domain.

Am I not a man emblem used during the campaign to abolish slavery. The image is from a book from 1788. Made 1787 by Josiah Wedgwood, William Hackwood et Henry Webber. Public Domain.

Black Jacobins by C.L.R. James (First Edition, Secker & Warburg, 1938 - Jacket

Am I not a man emblem used during the campaign to abolish slavery. The image is from a book from 1788. Made 1787 by Josiah Wedgwood, William Hackwood et Henry Webber. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand. Title: “The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in Captn. Kimber’s treatment of a young Negro girl of 15 for her virjen (sic) modesty.” Shows an alleged incident of an enslaved African girl whipped to death for refusing to dance naked on the deck of the slave ship Recovery, a slaver owned by Bristol merchants. Captain John Kimber was denounced before the House of Commons by William Wilberforce over the incident. In response to outrage by abolitionists, Captain Kimber was brought up on charges before the High Court of Admiralty in June 1792, but acquitted of all charges.  Published by S.W Fores, London, April 10, 1792. Attributed to Isaac Cruikshank, 1756?-1811? Public Domain. Collection: Library of Congress’s Prints and Photographs division.
Scan from book Twelve Years a Slave, by Solomon Northup (1853) Auburn: Derby and Miller, p. 56. Ilustration: Frederick M. Coffin. Public Domain.

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