Commemoration of Slave Emancipation in the British Empire, 1834

Source

Library Company of Philadelphia

Description

Caption, To the friends of Negro emancipation, this printed is inscribed . . . Painted by Alexr. Rippingille; engraved by David Lucas....(London, 1834). Text below reads: A glorious and happy era on the first of August, bursts upon the Western World; England strikes the manacle from the slave, and bids the bond go free. A separately published engraved aquatint engraving, commemorating Britain's emancipation of slaves throughout its empire in 1834. (Copy located in Library Company of Philadelphia).

Creator

Rippingille, Alexander and David Lucas

Date Created

1834

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

LCP-60
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