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New publication: Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition by Sarah Thomas

  • 11 Sep 2019

Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition by Sarah Thomas The new Paul Mellon Centre publication, Witnessing Slavery: Art and Travel in the Age of Abolition by Sarah Thomas, is now published and available to purchase from Yale University Press.

Gathering together over 160 paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints, this book offers an unprecedented examination of the shifting iconography of slavery in British and European art between 1760 and 1840.