Sir Henry Tate Project

In Search of Sir Henry Tate – DVD
A bust of Sir Henry Tate, one of the most prominent philanthropists of the 19th century, is displayed on a plinth in Brixton, the capital of Black Britain.

This gripping documentary produced by the Graduates of the ORIGIN Rites of Passage Programme, investigates Tate’s legacy. Who was Sir Henry Tate?

The Graduates discover that he was a central figure in the sugar refining industry. They research how he made his wealth and the donations and gifts he made. In the process the young men draw parallels to the exploitation of enslaved Africans, their Ancestors.

As action researchers these fearless researchers go In Search of Sir Henry Tate. They go into the history, interview passers-by in the town centre and meet prominent academics and historians.

By the end of the DVD… they share their conclusions.





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