Wednesday, April 04, 2007

National Portrait Gallery: Slave Trade

2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the passing of the Act to abolish the Slave Trade in Britain. To mark this occasion the National Portrait Gallery, London has developed a new section for its website that explores aspects of the history of slavery and its abolition.
The site includes general information about the history of slavery in Britain and an online trail through the Gallery's Collection that highlights key individuals who have been associated with the slave trade.
Access: Free