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Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854

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Title
Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854
Collection

Slavery

Punishment and torture.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1854
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Slavery
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Slavery / Box 5, folder 4
Topics
Slave trade -- Africa, West
Branding (Punishment)
Women slaves
Slave traders
Genres
Photographs
Prints
Reproductions
Notes
Original caption on recto: Branding a Negress at the Rio Pongo.
Physical Description
Photographs
Extent: 26 x 21 cm ; black and white
Print bears cropping marks on recto.
Wood engravings
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16104370
Photo Order: 53379
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5751d390-2650-0132-5b2a-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. " Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4a47ac10-2658-0132-7bc8-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. " Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4a47ac10-2658-0132-7bc8-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4a47ac10-2658-0132-7bc8-58d385a7b928

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 Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854