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Her Collection of Works.jpg
One of her most celebrated works which addresses equality of the African-Americans under the white rule.

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.jpg
One of her less celebrated poems, ‘On Imagination’, which offers the clearest insight into the inner world of the ‘unchained voices’.

The-World-Described-by-maps_c_46_f_12_sheet6.jpg
This map, part of a larger set titledThe World Described, depicts how Africa was seen as a commodity by of Europeans. For example, the western coastline has been divided into zones labelled "Grain," "Ivory," "Gold," and "Slave Coast," which shows…

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This resource provides some context to the writings of Oroonoko " The Royal Slave" by giving first account information about the europeans mindset towards slavery in the Americas during that period.
https://wellcomecollection.org/works/mm59rvhj

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Cameo made by J. Wedgwood of a slave in chains: ‘ Am I not a man and a brother’

Oronooko is kidnapped by the captain of a slave-trading ship, but the captain manages to dupe Oronooko into thinking it was all a misunderstanding.

Reasons for abstaining from West-India rum and sugar, suited to the understandings of the common people pg2 thru 5.pdf
A persuasive essay detailing the horrors of slave transport to rum and sugar plantations in the Caribbean

Lines from Oroonoko: A Tragedyin which the Lieutenant-Governor informs Oroonoko that he would not force Imoinda to do something against her will

Grub for Sharks: A Concession to the Negro Populace.png
A painting exemplifying colonial simplistic, stereotypical views of African slaves.

Excerpt from Oroonoko where Oroonoko/Caesar convinces his fellow slaves to revolt.
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