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Slave Narrative
Slave Narrative
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleSlave Narrative
CreatorEkpuk, Victor
Creator-BiographyNigerian, born 1964
CultureIbibio
Date2008
Style-PeriodContemporary; Nsukka
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria
Classgraphic arts
Typedrawing
Format-Mediumgraphite and pastel on paper
Dimensions45 x 60 inches
Inscriptionsvictor ekpuk '07 (lower left)
DescriptionThe stowage section for slaves on a ship is seen from above in between black (lower) and white (upper) halves of a canvas. Tiny symbols and designs cover the support
Subjectslavery; slaves; Nsibidi; signs and symbols; ships; Amistad (schooner); boats and boating; cargo holds
RepositorySmithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_ekpuk_victor_022_se.tif
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