Commemoration of Slave Emancipation in the British Empire, 1834
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).
Library Company of Philadelphia
Rippingille, Alexander and David Lucas
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