Amazing Grace Slave Ship Middle Passage

Kidnapped Africans such as those who later staged mutiny on the Amistad, first endured an arduous middle passage.

I Was Once Lost

Martha Edgerton



An altered book symbolizing the middle passage and its complex history.  

This book art piece portrays a middle passage ocean scene and its title evokes a connection to slave ship Captain John Newton’s redemptive song “Amazing Grace.”