Wedgwood Slave Medallion

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 09 March 2023
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The Slave Medallion made by the British potter Josiah Wedgwood to promote the abolition of slavery in 1787. Thousands of medallions were made and given out to supporters of the cause. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Art, M. M. o. (2023, March 09). Wedgwood Slave Medallion. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17172/wedgwood-slave-medallion/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Wedgwood Slave Medallion." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 09, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17172/wedgwood-slave-medallion/.

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Wedgwood Slave Medallion." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2023. Web. 11 Jul 2024.

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