Red Rubber. The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo. The Congo Scales.
Edmund Dene MOREL
(Paris, 1873 - 1924, London)
20th c British Satirical Books & Manuscripts
Tervuren. Belgium. Musée Royal d'Afrique Centrale.
The Weighing of the Soul in the Scales; adapted from the 'Book of the Dead.' Notice the severed hand on the scales. The book was an indictment of King Leopold's administration. The second edition was published in London in 1907.
Caption: MOREL E.D. (active London early 20th c) | Red Rubber. The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo. The Congo Scales. | 1907 | British | Satire | afrc6886 | ©Kathleen Cohen
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