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Rescued slaves crowd the deck of the HMS Daphne.

African Slave Ships: Image of the slave trade depicting East African slaves taken aboard HMS Daphne.

East African slaves aboard the HMS Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel involved in anti-slave trade activities in the Indian Ocean, 1868.

East African slaves aboard the HMS Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel involved in anti-slave trade activities in the Indian Ocean,

Actual Photos Of Slaves In A Slave Ship (1800's)

East African slaves taken aboard the Dutch HMS Daphne from a Arab dhow, 1 November 1868

Photographs taken on slave ships are rare. This one was taken underhand by Marc Ferrez in 1882 aboard a French slave vessel Rio de Janeiro inbound.

One of the rare photographs of a slave ship. This was done by Marc Ferrez in I knew it was so, but to see this picture blows me away.

Slaves aboard a slave ship - 1800s

Slaves aboard a slave ship -

Pin: The Forgotten Slaves: 1400 Years of Muslim Enslavement of African People. No one tells you Muslims sold slaves to the slave ships do they?

Pin: The Forgotten Slaves: 1400 Years of Arab/Muslim Enslavement of African People. No one tells you Arab/Muslims sold slaves to the slave ships do they? IRONIC ISN'T IT?

"Cudjoe" is believed to be the last slave born in Africa and brought to the United States by the transatlantic slave trade. Before he died, he gave several interviews on his experiences, including one to the writer Zora Neale Hurston. During that interview in 1928, Hurston made a short film of Cudjoe, the only moving image that exists in the Western hemisphere of an African transported through the transatlantic slave trade.

Cudjo Kazoola Lewis photographed with Abache (Clara Turner) by Emma Roche, c. By then there were eight surviving members of the Clotilde group.

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