Abolition campaign Sugar bowl, 1825
This sugar bowl is decorated with an adaptation of the campaign logo. Wedgewood's original design featured an enslaved man. The later image of a woman reflected the growing influence of women in the abolition campaign. The bowl is inscribed on the reverse with ''East India Sugar not made By Slaves. By Six Families using East India, instead of West India Sugar, one Slave less is required'.
The forced transportation and enslavement of over 11 million Africans to the plantations of the Caribbean and the Americans inspired...Read more...