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The Negro Revenged

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1847,0204.7

  • Title (object)

    • The Negro Revenged
  • Description

    An African slave and his wife standing on a rock, waving their arms in celebration as they watch a slave ship hit by a fork of lightning and sinking in the sea at left; after a painting by Fuseli (Schiff 1233), illustration to Cowper's 'Poems'. 1807
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1807
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 202 millimetres
    • Width: 127 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with four lines of verse beginning: "Hark! he answers..." , production detail: "H. Fuseli R.A. pinxt.", "Raimbach sculpt." and publication line: "Pub. by J. Johnson, London, March 1. 1807"; title and verse reference above image.
  • Bibliography

    • Schiff 1333 bibliographic details
    • Weinglass 271 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Negro's Complaint (II, 33-36)
  • Acquisition date

    1847

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1847,0204.7

An African slave and his wife standing on a rock, waving their arms in celebration as they watch a slave ship hit by a fork of lightning and sinking in the sea at left; after a painting by Fuseli (Schiff 1233), illustration to Cowper's 'Poems'.  1807  Etching and engraving

Recto

An African slave and his wife standing on a rock, waving their arms in celebration as they watch a slave ship hit by a fork of lightning and sinking in the sea at left; after a painting by Fuseli (Schiff 1233), illustration to Cowper's 'Poems'. 1807 Etching and engraving

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