Commemoration of Slave Emancipation in the British Empire, 1834

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).

Source

Library Company of Philadelphia

Creator

Rippingille, Alexander and David Lucas

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

LCP-60

Spatial Coverage

Caribbean

Citation

"Commemoration of Slave Emancipation in the British Empire, 1834", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 18, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/526
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).
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