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Thomas Clarkson, slavery abolitionist: c.1815

Alfred Edward Chalon

Thomas Clarkson, slavery abolitionist: c.1815
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Full image caption

Thomas Clarkson, slavery abolitionist (1760-1846). This mezzotint portrait was made by Charles Turner (1773-1857) sometime between 1810 and 1824.
Clarkson is sitting at a table holding a quill pen with writing materials and an inkstand on the table. Articles of African manufacture including weapons are depicted, as is a map of Africa. A bust of Granvil (sic) Sharp adorns the mantlepiece.

Image Details

1810 AD - 1824 AD
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