Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection : illustrative of the impolicy of slavery
- Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection : illustrative of the impolicy of slavery
Map showing sugar producing areas where slave labor is used, contrasted with sugar producing areas with which trade is restricted or prohibited because of high duties which protect the sugar of the slave economy. Produced by James Cropper, as an economic argument for the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Originally published in the Liverpool Mercury in 1823, and published in various other publications through 1828.
- Cropper, James, 1773-1840
- Cross, Joseph
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
- Notes (citation):
PJ Mode Collection
Date of publication estimated from "J. Whatman" watermark.
Includes explanatory text below map.
- 1 map : hand color ; 11 x 19 cm, on sheet 21 x 26 cm
Scale approximately 1:1,400,000 at the equator
- Call #:
G3201.E9 1825 .C43
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