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'Barbarities in the West Indies'The 1780s and 1790s 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 1791.

'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

"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

Thomas Rowlandson: Exhibition ''Stare'' Case, c.1800

Exhibition ''Stare'' Case by Thomas Rowlandson (Fine Art painting copy Thomas Rowlandson)

Caricature satirising the relationship of Charles James Fox and Elizabeth Armistead, c. 18th century. Probably by Gillray.

A Gillray-esque satirical etching showing Charles Fox and Elizabeth Armistead as ‘the odd couple’.

The face of xenophobia. Today’s cartoon by Talal Nayer: http://www.cartoonmovement.com/cartoon/27475

The face of xenophobia. Today’s cartoon by Talal Nayer: http://www.cartoonmovement.com/cartoon/27475

© The Trustees of the British Museum  Dandies sans-sis-sous.  Hand-coloured etching, 1819, Charles Williams

© The Trustees of the British Museum Dandies sans-sis-sous.

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, 1798.

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

Southern Folk Artist & Antiques Dealer/Collector: Julien Hudson New Orleans Antebellum free man of color artist

"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.

Substitutes for bread by James Gillray. courtesy of Yale Centre for British Art

Give us our Daily Bread

Give us our Daily Bread via All Things Georgian. Substitutes for bread by James Gillray. courtesy of Yale Centre for British Art

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today: What the U.S. Really Owes Black America | Alternet

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection Call Number:814.9.8.1 A Medical…

Lewis Walpole Library Digital Collection Call A Medical Inspection or Miracles Will Never Cease. 340 Rowlandson In: The caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror, by G. Woodward, vol.

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