Revealing Histories: Remembering Slavery

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stand & cruet stand - Responses by gallery visitors and staff

Ship canal cruet set gallery trail label: that, like silverware, slaves arriving in Barbados - Mole, Helen - Manchester Art Gallery

Ship canal cruet set - that, like silverware, slaves arriving in Barbados

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...that, like silverware, slaves arriving in Barbados were often 'polished' before being put up for sale by being subjected to a fierce scrubbing...

This is a label written by a visitor to Manchester Art Gallery in response to the Revealing Histories: Remembering Slavery Gallery Trail of objects on display that are linked to the transatlantic slave trade.

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