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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorials
streetscapes
railroad stations
presidents
emancipation
slavery
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 6055

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.6020.06055

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

Other Organizations

Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

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

Accruals Note

copy print

Description Level

Item