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View of the Emancipation Group, Park Square, Boston, Mass., undated

PC047.02.6020.06054 (RS172863)

Description

The Emancipation Group sculpture by Thomas Ball is seen with the figures of Abraham Lincoln and a freed slave based on Archer Alexander, the last man captured under the Fugitive Slave Act. Commercial businesses are seen behind the sculpture.

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Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 6054
GUSN
283117
Reference Code
PC047.02.6020.06054

Record details

Originator
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911 (Sculptor)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other People
Alexander, Archer
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
emancipation
memorials
presidents
slavery
squares (open spaces)
Material Type
photographs
Subjects
African Americans
Emancipation Group (Sculpture)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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