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Rio de Janeiro: young children are being sold as slaves to men in cloaks and wide hats. Aquatint by Edward Finden, 1824, after Augustus Earle, ca. 1820.

Earle, Augustus.
5. April 1824

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London : Longman & Co : J. Murray, 5. April 1824.

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1 print : aquatint, with etching ; image 17.3 x 23.6 cm


Slave market at Rio Janeiro. Drawn by Augs. Earle. Engraved by Edwd. Finden.

Publications note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, no. 708.1


Wellcome Library no. 37941i



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