“Frontispiece and Title Page”

Olaudah Equiano. From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African, 1789.

Image of Frontispiece and Title Page

This frontispiece appeared in many early editions of Olaudah Equiano’s autobiographical narrative. It conveys both his African birth, referenced in the title, and the British citizenship he claimed as an adult.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Frontispiece and Title Page
Short Title Frontispiece of Equiano's Narrative, 1789
Book Title The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African
Place of Publication London
Creator Olaudah Equiano
Publication Date 1789
Call Number H 5832 .27
Location General Collections 2nd floor