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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-06-05

GUSN

GUSN-283227

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 21996

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.6110.21996

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)

Accruals Note

copy print

Description Level

Item