"The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica". The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: "To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb." Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html

PODCAST: Brown on “Designing Histories of Slavery for the Database Age”

"The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica". The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: "To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb." Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html
“The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica”. The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: “To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb.” Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html

 

Vincent Brown interviewed by MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing on doing histories of slavery and digital history:

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Hardesty Traces Early Black Intellectual Networks | @AAIHS

Hardesty:

“The question remains, however, as to how the petitioners learned about the Somerset decision and coartación. Last month, I wrote about how many black Bostonians were literate and engaged with the print culture of the eighteenth century. As one of the most important legal decisions regarding slavery in Anglo-American law, Somerset received significant coverage in the American press. Indeed, it would have been hard to avoid reading about the case after it began circulating around the Atlantic world in the summer of 1772. Slaves and free blacks reading about Somerset could not help but be energized by the decision and understand it as an important legal precedent for freedom and a catalyst for their own local struggles.

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Diouf on The Harlem Burial Ground | Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Diouf writes:

“Another African Burial Ground was officially “discovered” in New York City a few days ago. If this is news to most, it is not to preservationists, historians, and archivists who have been aware of the existence of the cemetery for years….

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