MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Tontine Coffee House, c.1797 (oil on linen),

In 1792, the New York Stock Exchange was located in the Tontine Coffee House at 82 Wall Street. Slave ships were registered here and a value was assigned to the Africans on board.

Creator: Francis Guy

Source: © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library

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