Fugitive Slaves and Bloodhounds, U.S. South, 1850s

Description

Comments on the use of bloodhounds to track fugitive slaves are given on pp. 292-93 of this abolitionist book. This illustration seems to be based on an illustration in Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of . . . an American Slave (New York, 1849), p. 129.

Source

Anon., The Suppressed Book About Slavery! Prepared for Publication in 1857 (New York, 1864), facing p. 241

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0198

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Fugitive Slaves and Bloodhounds, U.S. South, 1850s", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 26, 2021, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1292
Comments on the use of bloodhounds to track fugitive slaves are given on pp. 292-93 of this abolitionist book. This illustration seems to be based on an illustration in Henry Bibb, Narrative of the Life and Adventures of . . . an American Slave (New York, 1849), p. 129.
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