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Marchand d'Esclaves ('The slave trader')
An African slave dealer inspects women for purchase. Note the classically posed white woman to the left: this is evidently a European colonial view of Africa, Vernet has portrayed the scene in an orientalist mode.
- Image reference: F0891
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund.