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This brass crown dating from the early 1700's, was probably used as a ceremonial piece for trades processions in Bristol.

The table shows people of African descent  who lived in Bristol. Scipio Africanus  (1720) was one of them.

Colston is widely revered as one of Bristol's biggest benefactors.

Raja Rammohan Roy was born of a distinguished Brahmin family in Bengal.