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The Codex (December 26, 2012)

Slave shackles, date unknown

  • Changed theme on Free Women of Color to “Booky.” Customized the fonts (Courier New, Garamond). The Tumblr now has the feel of a catalog…or a finding aid.

Image Credit: Slave shackles, date unknown. Anthony Tibbles (ed.), as shown on, compiled by Jerome Handler and Michael Tuite, and sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia Library. (Click image for details)Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity (London: HMSO, 1994), p. 154, fig. 140.