Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia by the Colored People

Description

This image shows a large crowd of people gathered in celebration in Washington, D.C. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.

Source

Harper's Weekly (May 12, 1866), vol. 10, p.300.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

HW0037

Spatial Coverage

North America--Washington D.C.

Citation

"Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia by the Colored People", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed September 19, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/535
This image shows a large crowd of people gathered in celebration in Washington, D.C.  Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.
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