Feature The Case of the Slave-Ship Zong Robert Weisbord describes the shocking events that took place on an 18th-century British slaver. Robert Weisbord | Published in History Today Volume 19 Issue 8 August 1969 The Slave Ship, by J.M.W. Turner, 1840. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email email@example.com if you have any problems.