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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, General Research and Reference Division

Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston, Liberia , vol. I (London: Hutchinson & Co., 1906)

New World African

Between 1501 and the 1860s, at least twelve million African men, women, and children were transported in the transatlantic slave trade. Among them were farmers, fishermen, cattle herders, craftspeople, notables, scholars, slaves, musicians, as well as political and religious leaders.

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Image ID: 1105126
Title: A Negress of Bahia.
Source: The Negro in the New World / by Sir Harry H. Johnston ; with one illustration in colour by the author and 390 black and white illustrations by the author and others ; maps by Mr. J. W. Addison.
Name: Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir (1858-1927) - Author
Location: General Research and Reference Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: Africans
Jewelry
Slave trade -- Brazil
Women -- Clothing and dress -- Brazil

Keywords: Dress - Africa
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Women - Africa
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