The Quadroon Girl by Robert Gavin 1827–1883 At first he had no particular bent, painting portraits, landscape, and figure-subjects with no bent. When about forty, a visit to New Orleans deflects his artistic career. Mulatto, quadroon, and negro are now his models; nor does a return to Scotland bring back the old subjects, for, when his American sketches fail him, he seeks inspiration in Tangier,
Iron slave collar, Roman, fourth-sixth century CE The inscription says "I have run away; hold me. When you shall have returned me to my master, Zoninus, you will receive a gold coin". This was sealed around the slave's neck so there was no way to take it off.