Chained convicts unloading a ship in Zanzibar in 1904 or earlier

Chained Convicts unloading ship in Zanzibar?


Photo postcard by Pereira de Lord 1904 Zanzibar.

Chained convicts unloading a ship in Zanzibar (forced labour) 1904 or earlier.


Zanzibar chained convicts

Zanzibar forced labour

Postcard showing forced labour by convicts in Zanzibar


Chained convicts at work on a boat. This postcard with the title "convicts at work" was issued in 1904 by Pereira de Lord photo artist in Zanzibar. See Ref 2. The photo was probably taken earlier than in 1904. Again the same chains and and collars used on these workers unloading a ship were previously ere previously used for slaves.

  1.  The Early postcards of Zanzibar by P.C. Evans East Africa Study Circle 2005 page 71

Below you find a You-tube film regarding the slavery history of Zanzibar: