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The slave ship

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The slave ship
Allen & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Platemaker)
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 (Artist)

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Slave Ships

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903 (Inferred)
Slave trade
Enslaved persons
Slave ships
Drowning victims
Art reproductions
Marines (Visual works)
Statement of responsibility: "J.M.W. Turner, R.A." "Allen & Co., Sc."--lettered on border.
Original version: "From the picture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, U.S.A."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Extent: Plate mark 14 x 18 cm (5 1/2 x 7 in.)
Printed in brown ink.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17594449
Barcode: 33333159334065
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52487c60-c563-012f-c9ec-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "The slave ship" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-40aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "The slave ship" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-40aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1903). The slave ship Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-40aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-40aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) The slave ship, (1903) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=May 24, 2024 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

The slave ship