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Detail from painting

Painting detail


Detail from the bottom left hand side the painting The Southwell Frigate Tradeing on ye Coast of Africa (c. 1760) by Nicholas Pocock. This detail of the Bristol slave ship shows the ship anchored in the back ground. The ship’s captain stands shaking hands with the African trader who has sold him the enslaved Africans being loaded into a rowing boat.

Nicholas Pocock was an artist and sailor who drew pictures of ships, featuring slave trading on the coast of Africa.

Creator: Nicholas Pocock

Date: c. 1760

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:M669

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