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BARBARITIES IN THE WEST INDIAS- by James Gillray. Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool

International Slavery Museum Expands Its Collection

The International Slavery Museum has announced its first acquisition following a funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. It is a copper engraving by the famous British caricaturist James Gillray, published in 1851, depicting an infamous scene of cruelty described during a parliamentary motion for the abolition of the slave trade.

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