Pupils will learn about Liverpool’s history as a trading port and its involvement in Transatlantic slavery. By using artwork exhibited at Bluecoat, pupils will explore this brutal and troubling aspect of Liverpool and Bluecoat’s past.

Duration

Core activities: 5 x 1 hour session

Aims and Outcomes

  • Pupils will have learned about the history of Liverpool and its links to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. They will have learned how the town grew as a result of increased trade
  • Pupils will have learned about the impact that the Transatlantic Slave Trade had on enslaved African people
  • Pupils will have learned how artists today tackle difficult and upsetting issues

 


Project 06 Transatlantic Slavery


Teachers Powerpoint

 

 Artists and their work


Andrew Robarts' artwork


Andrew Robarts' worksheet

 


George Brown - Facts about Slavery


George Brown - Teachers worksheet


George Brown - Portrait worksheet 1


George Brown James Portrait


George Brown - Portrait worksheet 2


Juginda Lamba - Artwork


Juginda Lamba - Worksheet

 

 


Maria Magdalena Campos - Artwork


Maria Magdalena Campos - Worksheet


South Atlantic Souvenirs


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Modern Slavery


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Coffee information


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Coffee jar worksheet


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Garment Information


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Garment worksheet


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Diamond information


South Atlantic Souvenirs - Diamond worksheet