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Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas

Captive Passage
has been made
possible in part by:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Recognition of
additional sponsors
for this exhibition
can be found by
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View of the Port Antonio in the Parish of Portland, Jamaica, circa 1800 From its conquest in 1655 to the abolition of the trade in 1807, Jamaica was the largest single slave market for British traders.
J. Merigot after L. Bellenger
The Mariners' Museum

New River Plantation, Nevis, W.I.

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