Title: Bed-Stocks for intoxication in West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad (no. 34)

Artist/Maker: Richard Bridgens

Date: 1836?

Source: Yale Center for British Art

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public Domain

Location(s): Trinidad

 

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Categories: Labor and Health Punishment

Title: Negro Heads with Punishments for Intoxication and Dirt-eating in West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad (plate 2)

Artist/Maker: Richard Bridgens

Date: 1836?

Source: Yale Center for British Art

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public Domain

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Trinidad

 

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Categories: Labor and Health Punishment Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Harriet Tubman

Artist/Maker: H. Seymour Squyer

Date: ca.1885

Source: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Copyright/Permissions: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Location(s): Dorchester County, Maryland, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Auburn, New York, USA; Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA

 

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Categories: Disability Nurses and Physicians Punishment

Title: Barbarities in the West Indias [Indies]

Artist/Maker: James Gillray

Date: Published April 23 1791

Source: National Portrait Gallery, London

Copyright/Permissions: Barbarities in the West Indias [Indies]’ by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey. Hand-coloured etching. Published 23 April 1791. 9 7/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (250 mm x 347 mm) paper size. Purchased, 1947. Reference Collection NPG D12417. ¬© National Portrait Gallery, London. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

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Categories: Health and Politics Labor and Health Punishment

Title: Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery

Artist/Maker: William Nutter, after James Wales

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery. Stipple engraving by W. Nutter, 1795, after J. Wales.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): India; 288 Holborn, London, England

 

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Categories: Punishment War and Military

Title: Stocks for Hands and Feet, with Bed and Hand Stocks, (from the approved models) in West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad

Artist/Maker: Richard Bridgens

Date: 1836?

Source: Yale Center for British Art

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public Domain

Location(s): Trinidad

 

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Categories: Punishment Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Gordon Under Medical Inspection

Artist/Maker: McPherson & Oliver

Date: 1863

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Location(s): Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

 

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Categories: Punishment Skin and Skin Disease Slavery and Medical Knowledge

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