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Olaudah Equiano.

Olaudah Equiano.
Olaudah Equiano was the first political leader of England’s black community.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: F2255
Description: Equiano’s published autobiography remains one of the most important pieces of abolitionist writing. It was reprinted eight times before his death and a further six editions were produced by 1800.
Creator: D. Orme; after W. Denton; G. Vassa
Date: 1789
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London, Michael Graham-Stewart slavery collection
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