In the International Slavery Museum received a £, grant from the National Lottery Fund's Collecting Cultures programme to help develop its collections. The Transatlantic and Contemporary Slavery Collecting Project ran for four years and in more Liverpoolmuseusm 40 new object. We believe in great museums for everyone.
The abolition of slavery was equally protracted. Slavery was abolished in British Caribbean colonies fromthough enslaved people were forced to undertake a further 4 year period of apprenticeship before they were finally freed. The achievement of freedom is thus dated from 1 August.