The Benevolent Effects of Abolishing Slavery, or the Planter instructing his Negro

Mezzotint on medium, cream, slightly textured wove paper | 48.9 x 37.5cm | 1792

Print made by W. Pyott

W. Pyott’s print is based on a painting (now in the Nordic Museum, Sweden) by Carl Frederik von Breda, which was exhibited in 1789 at the Royal Academy in London with the title "Portrait of a Swedish Gentleman instructing a Negro Prince". Von Breda’s...
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