The Prince of Orange

Ink, Oil & Aerosol on Canvas
Ink, Oil & Aerosol on Canvas

Based on the ship The Prince of Orange that set sail from Bristol in 1736 to Africa to pick up slaves en route to the Caribbean. Many of the slaves preferred death to what was waiting for them at the end of their voyage. 100 jumped overboard 33 drowned, the rest were rescued but died soon after being sold. 98 out of the 330 slaves died on this voyage.

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