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William Knibb (1803-1845), Missionary and slavery abolitionist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Missionary, went out to Jamaica, 1842 and led the fight against slavery, in face of violent hostility from the planters; a powerful advocate, he generated immense support at home for his missionary work.

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The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840

by Benjamin Robert Haydon
oil on canvas, 1841
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 599

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William Knibb

by George Baxter
baxtertype print, 1847
NPG 4957

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William Knibb

after Unknown artist
lithograph, 1838
NPG D3499

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'The Abolition of the Slave Trade' (The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840)

by John Alfred Vinter, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
lithograph, circa 1846-1864 (1841)
NPG D23546

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'The Abolition of the Slave Trade' (The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840)

by John Alfred Vinter, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
lithograph, circa 1846-1864 (1841)
NPG D20516

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'The Abolition of the Slave Trade' (The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840)

by John Alfred Vinter, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
lithograph, circa 1846-1864 (1841)
NPG D32033