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Inspection of an African Slave

Images of African Slavery and the Slave Trade

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Inspection of an African Slave
Source: "Captain Canot: Twenty Years of an African Slaver" by Brantz Mayer (ed.), New York 1854
This engraving, entitled An African man being inspected for sale into slavery while a white man talks with African slave traders, appeared in the detailed account of a former slave ship captain, Theodore Canot - Captain Canot: Twenty Years of an African Slaver, edited by Brantz Mayer and published in New York in 1854.

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