Granville Sharp, slavery abolitionist: 19th century

F. Chantrey

 
Granville Sharp, slavery abolitionist: 19th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 31cm

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An engraving of a Silhouette in profile of the bust of Granville Sharp (1735-1813), a slavery abolitionist. Engraved by Francis Chantry, printed and published by T. Stackhouse in the City of London.
The inscription below the image reads, 'To whom England owes the glorious Verdict of her Highest Court of Law that "The Slave who sets his foot on British ground becomes at that instant free."Prince Hoare Esqr Script.' Prince Hoare (1755-1834) was an english painter and dramatist.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1809 AD - 1827 AD
Image Number
 
004531

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