'Barbarities in the West Indies'The and saw the anti-slavery debate gather strength and support. This shocking print depicts an infamous incident described during William Wilberforce's motion for the abolition of the slave trade in
"Rigging out a Smuggler" - Thomas Rowlandson - this lady,(Is it Emma Hamilton?) has very "deep pockets", having smuggled luxury goods from all over the world under her gown now on a hook- Royal Museums Greenwich Prints
James Gillray: The Tree of Liberty with the Devil tempting John Bull. Reform and liberty (represented by the Phrygian cap of The French revolution) are presented as the Devil's work, century cartoonist
"Plaçage was a recognized extralegal system in which white French and Spanish and later Creole men entered into the equivalent of common-law marriages with women of African, Indian and white (European) Creole descent.