Page 1 of 1 pages

Painting detail from Southwell Frigate

The Southwell Frigate (detail) by Nicholas Pocock.


Detail from the right hand side of the painting The Southwell Frigate Tradeing on ye Coast of Africa (c. 1760) by Nicholas Pocock. This detail shows the Bristol slave ship anchored just off the West African shore. The ship’s captain is being carried ashore from the rowing boat. The crew are unloading the goods which will be used for trading with the Africans. One box being carried ashore has Bristol printed on the side of it.

Nicholas Pocock was an artist and sailor who drew pictures of ships, featuring slave trading on the coast of Africa.

Creator: Nicholas Pocock

Date: c. 1760

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:M669

Page 1 of 1 pages