Talk

Black seafarers at Trafalgar

detail of Black sailor in Maclise painting 'The death of Nelson'

Detail from 'The death of Nelson' by Maclise

Date:
7 Oct 2017
Time:
2pm
Suitable for:
adults
Booking:
Free event, pre-booking is essential

Dr Ray Costello talks about the experiences of seafarers of African descent in Nelson’s Royal Navy at the battle of Trafalgar.

This event is part of the Black Salt exhibition and our Black History Month event series.