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The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies.

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Title
The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies.
Names
Stothard, Thomas (1755-1834) (Artist)
Grainger, W. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Venus

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1793
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Ven
Topics
Venus (Roman deity)
Feathers
Cupids
Flags -- British
Nudes
Neptune (Roman deity)
Poseidon (Greek deity)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Dolphins
Slavery -- Great Britain -- Colonies
Triton (Greek deity)
Genres
Allegorical prints
Notes
Content: A romanticized allegory depicting the bringing of Africans to the Caribbean to work as slaves in the British West Indies.
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 16.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 348ba9f0-c5bf-012f-a4fd-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

  • 1755: Creator Born
  • 1793: Created
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1793. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1793). The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The voyage of the Sable Venus, from Angola to the West Indies.