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3-D model of 18th century slave ship brings a harrowing story to life

July 25, 2019 - General

A 3-D model of an 18th century slave ship, which captures the cramped, dirty and stifling conditions experienced by enslaved Africans, has been launched as a new digital teaching tool.

The 3D ship in full sail [Credit: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database]The idea of creating a digital slave ship came from Lancaster University lecturer and historian of the Atlantic World Dr. Nicholas Radburn.

He worked with a team of scholars and…

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