On this episode, Maurie McInnis & Gregg Kimball tell the podcast about the slave trade in Richmond, VA. ¬†Richmond was one of the centers of the domestic slave trade. ¬†McInnis is the curator of the exhibit To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade at the Library of Virginia, a professor of art history and american studies at the University of Virginia and the author of many books including Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and The American Slave Trade.¬† Kimball is the Director of Public Services and Out Reach for the Library of Virginia.
The database of the trans-Atlantic slave trade referenced in this episode can be found here.
12 ft. Clay Process of Arthur Ashe Photo use loaned by Paul Dipasquale
Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale is the guest on this episode. In Richmond he is best know for his monument for¬†Arthur Ashe on Monument Ave, the Headsman on Brown’s Island and¬†Connecticut which most people know as the Indian that was on the Diamond.
DiPasquale recently finished a police monument and a statue of Neptune on the Virginia Beach Board Walk and a statue of Jimmy Dean.