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Advert, slave for sale

Advertisement, Negro Slave, Prince, for sale


Advertisement from Felix Farley’s Bristol Journal , slave for sale, Prince 17 years, 9 January 1768.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Creator: Felix Farley's Bristol Journal

Date: 9 January 1768

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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