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View of the Emancipation Group, Park Square, Boston, Mass.,1895

PC047.02.6020.06055 (RS172868)

Description

The Emancipation Group statue 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 can be seen behind the sculpture on the left. The Boston and Providence Railroad Station can be seen on the right in the image.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1895
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 6055
GUSN
283118
Reference Code
PC047.02.6020.06055

Record details

Originator
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911 (Sculptor)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other People
Alexander, Archer
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Other Organizations
Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
emancipation
memorials
presidents
railroad stations
slavery
streetscapes
Material Type
photographs
Subjects
African Americans
Architectural photography
Emancipation Group (Sculpture)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston and Providence Railroad Station (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
copy print

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