Slave Wrecks Project: “Table Bay Cape Town”

May 29, 2015

Pam Warne / Iziko Museums

“Table Bay Cape Town”
Thomas Luny (1759-1837)

Table Bay in the 1790’s, Oil on panel, Iziko Social History Collections

Depiction of the port of Cape Town, South Africa where the São José slave ship planned to stop before continuing to Brazil. The ship wrecked near the Cape of Good Hope before arriving in Table Bay.  

Photo by Pam Warne / Image courtesy Iziko Museums


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