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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)
1907
20th c
Satirical
Book Cover
London.Great Britain.
Tervuren. Belgium. Musée Royal d'Afrique Centrale.
afrc6886
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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