J. M. W. Turner, Slave Ship


Joseph Mallord William Turner, Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)


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This painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

This work as part of Dr. George P. Landow’s series on images of crisis


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Cite this page as: Lori Landay and Dr. Beth Harris, "J. M. W. Turner, Slave Ship," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed April 20, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/j-m-w-turner-slave-ship/.