Statue of Emancipated Slave, Philadelphia, 1876


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Image Reference
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Source
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (Aug. 5, 1876). (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-38373)

Comments
Bronze statue by Francisco Pezzicar, sketched by "a special artist." Caption, "Philadelphia, Pa. The Centenniel Exposition. The Statue of the 'Freed Slave' in Memorial Hall." The statue is now located in the Civico Museo, Revoltena, Trieste, Italy. See also, Hugh Honour, The Image of the Black in Western Art (Menil Foundation, Harvard University Press, 1989), vol. 4, pt. 1, p. 256, fig. 163.