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Satirical Prints & Abolition – The Demonisation of the Planter Class

‘Back in London, these images of colonial bacchanalia forged and accredited the perception of a corrupt lifestyle. Satires of the scandalous Anglo-Jamaican way of life perhaps achieved what depictions of tormented slaves had failed to do by slowly discrediting the institution of slavery in the eyes of the public.’ – Tim Barringer, p. 337 [1] … Continue reading Satirical Prints & Abolition – The Demonisation of the Planter Class