Red Rubber. The Story of the Rubber Slave Trade on the Congo. The Congo Scales.
20th c British Satirical Books & Manuscripts
Edmund Dene MOREL
(Paris, 1873 - 1924, London)
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.