Full page illustration of the different types of Arab vessels used in the Zanzibar slave-trade. Published is the London Illustrated News March 1873. Of particular interest is the Dhow variant of "Brooke´s slave ship" see photo on the left.
Types of Omani ships used in the slave-trade in East Afrika
Dhow version of Brooke's slave-ship
"Brook's slave ship" was an iconic and highly influential picture in the fight against the Atlantic slave trade, by showing how the slaves were inhumanly stored.
This adapted picture attempts to tricker the same emotions in the fight against the East African slave trade.