Portrait of an African, c.1757-60 (oil on canvas)
EX17082 Portrait of an African, c.1757-60 (oil on canvas) by Ramsay, Allan (1713-84) (attr. to); 61.8x51.5 cm; Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon, UK; (add.info.: Probably Ignatius Sancho (c. 1729 – 14 December 1780), composer, actor, and writer who was born on a slave ship and later became an important figure for the Abolitionist movement. Previously thought to be Olaudah Equiano, and attributed to Joshua Reynolds under the title 'Portrait of a Negro Man, c.1780'.); English, out of copyright.
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Charles Dickens 's 'The Adventures of Oliver Twist' : Oliver asks for more food. English novelist,
Charles Dickens - 'Oliver Twist'.'Oliver Twist asks for more'. Originally published in Bentley's Miscellany as a serial from 1837 to 1839. English novelist, 7 February 1812 9 June 1870. Illustration by Harold Copping, 1924. English novelist: 7 February 1812 9 June 1870.
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James 1st Duke of Monmouth
James 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649-1685). James was the illegitimate son of Charles II, fought for the British in the Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672-1674), and was beheaded in 1685 after a failed attempt to depose James II, in what was called the Monmouth Rebellion. Illustration by Sir Peter Lely.
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