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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorials
commercial buildings
squares (open spaces)
presidents
emancipation
slavery
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 6054

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.6020.06054

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911 (Sculptor)

Material Type

photographs

Other People

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Alexander, Archer

Subjects

African Americans
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Emancipation Group (Sculpture)

Description Level

Item