“The Slave Auction ”

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

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In the following excerpt from his autobiographical narrative, Olaudah Equiano describes the horrors of a slave auction and condemns the slave trade.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title The Slave Auction
Publication Title The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African
Short Title The Slave Auction, 1789
Place of Publication London
Creator Olaudah Equiano
Publication Date 1789
Number of Pages frontispiece, title page, and pp. 86–88
Call Number H 5832 .27
Location General Collections 2nd floor