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View of the Emancipation Group, Park Square, Boston, Mass., June 5, 1913

PC047.02.6110.21996 (RS172895)

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. The sculpture base has a wreath and to the left is a podium. A commercial building is seen on the left.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1913-06-05
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 21996
GUSN
283227
Reference Code
PC047.02.6110.21996

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)
Notes
copy print

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