"Death of Capt. Ferrer, the Captain of the Amistad, July, 1839"

Captured African slaves revolted aboard the Spanish ship Amistad and killed Captain Ferrer and the cook in order to gain their freedom. This engraving of the incident was an illustration in the 1840 book "A History of the Amistad Captives" by John W. Barber.

Date:
July, 1839
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
8.055
Height:
1135px
Width:
2788px
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