View of the Emancipation Group, Park Square, Boston, Mass., September 13, 1910

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 Motor Mart Garage building is seen on the right side of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorials
squares (open spaces)
commercial buildings
presidents
emancipation
slavery
photographic prints

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6210.002

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographic prints

Other People

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Alexander, Archer

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item