Title and Statement of Responsiblity

Trophies of Empire / Design by Western Values; Printed by RAP


Access status


Edition Statement:

[1st edition]

Publication Statement

Liverpool, United Kingdom : Bluecoat Gallery , 1994 ; Bristol, United Kingdom : Arnolfini , 1994 ; Liverpool, United Kingdom : John Moores University School of Visual Art and Design , 1994


Scope and Content

‘Trophies of Empire’ touring exhibition which visited  the English port cities of Liverpool, Bristol and Hull, each having a particular historical connection to the Atlantic Slave Trade. ‘Trophies of Empire’ invited sixteen artists and artist collectives to create new site-specific works reflecting on these cities and the historical significance of the year 1992, the quincentenary of Columbus’s arrival in the ‘New World’ in 1492. Published in 1994 by Bulecoat Gallery and John Moores University School of Design & Visual Arts in collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol and Hull Time Based Arts. 

Content Extent

72 pages 30 photographs

Content Type

text , still image

Language Information

Latin (is associated with)

Management and Use

Conditions on Access

The physical publication is available for research purposes in the CFCCA search room by appointment. Items in our library collection are not available for external loans.


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Record Resource Extent

Related Content

Related places

United Kingdom ()
Liverpool (is associated with)
Kingston-upon-Hull (is associated with)
Bristol ()
Scunthorpe ()

Related Terms

exhibition catalogues (is associated with)
text (is associated with)
still images (is associated with)
English (is associated with)
Latin (is associated with)
polychrome (is associated with)
Illustrations (is associated with)
unmediated (is associated with)
books (is associated with)
Open (has access status)


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