Meet the Abolitionist: Thomas Clarkson

In William Wilberforce’s campaign to end slavery during the 1700’s-1800’s, the use of drawings, diagrams, and models became influential tools for exposing the dehumanization experienced by thousands of souls who were cruelly transported as cargo across the Atlantic ocean. Among the most powerful illustrations was a diagram created by English abolitionist Thomas Clarkson. Clarkson’s accurate...

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