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Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn

November 11, 2011 - April 15, 2012

Cross-section of a model of a slave ship

Cross-section of a model of a slave ship
Title
Cross-section of a model of a slave ship
Date 
ca. 18th Century
Medium 
Wood
Description 
A wooden model of the slave ship Brookes, produced for the French revolutionary leader Mirabeau, intended to be used as a prop in the National Assembly’s debate on ending slavery in France.
Credit Line 
Bibliotheque de L'Arsenal, Paris, France/Archives Charmet/The Bridgeman Art Library
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group