Meeting in the African Church, Cincinnati, Ohio

Description

This engraving depicts African-Americans sitting, kneeling, and standing, several with their arms raised, as they listen to a preacher. According to the accompanying text, “the German publication, Ilustrirte Zeilung. . . gives an account and sketch of a visit to the African Church, at Cincinnati, both of which we transfer to our columns, that our readers may see the style in which our colored population are descanted upon abroad” (p. 276). See image Ballou17-208.

Source

Anonymous, "Meeting in the African Church, Cincinnati" in The Illustrated News (Apr. 30, 1853), p. 276.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

LOC-A

Spatial Coverage

North America--Ohio--Cincinnati

Citation

"Meeting in the African Church, Cincinnati, Ohio", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 2, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1836
This engraving depicts African-Americans sitting, kneeling, and standing, several with their arms raised, as they listen to a preacher. According to the accompanying text, “the German publication, Ilustrirte Zeilung. . . gives an account and sketch of a visit to the African Church, at Cincinnati, both of which we transfer to our columns, that our readers may see the style in which our colored population are descanted upon abroad” (p. 276). See image Ballou17-208.
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