New York, NY
The Slave Deck Of The Ship Wildfire
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The slave deck of the ship 'Wildfire', captured transporting slaves 510 captives, from Africa to the Caribbean. Importation of African captives was outlawed in the U.S., in 1808, but some illegal trade continued. Wood engraving after daguerreotype made in Key West on April 30, 1860.
December 6th, 2011
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