Truths of the Trade: Slavery and the Winterthur Collection

wooden filing cabinet


May 5–August 5, 2018

A newly acquired cabinet at Winterthur and additional collections emerge as tools in the lucrative business of transatlantic trade in the 18th and 19th centuries. Curated by graduate students at Winterthur, this exhibit will be on view in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery.

Image at top: Cabinet (detail), England or the Caribbean; 1770−90, Mahogany, oak, brass, iron, paper, paint. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle 2017.4

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