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Made from the latex of the ‘sibi sibi’ or Para Rubber-Tree in Suriname, Guiana
Late 19th Century
Size : 19 cm high (max) – 7½ high (max)
It was not until 1834 that the British colonies emancipated their slaves. The French followed in 1848, but it was 1863 before the Dutch fell into line. Over the preceding three centuries more than 10 million slaves had been imported into the Americas alive.