Explore themes of resistance, rebellion, identity and culture in our trail.
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Take a closer look at Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare MBE.
This carved elephant tusk depicts African life and the arrival of the Europeans.
Locate this boat gun made in 1790. Around a hundred years later it was seized from Chief Nana Olomu's armoury by the British during a raid in West Africa.
This 19th century wine cooler was made from the timbers of a captured slaver.
The Atlantic gallery: Slavery, Trade, Empire gallery at the National Maritime Museum explores themes of exploration, trade, war, enslavement and resistance.