30.000 x 24.000 inches
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Stephen Warde Anderson
Painting - Acrylic On Museum Board
This tableau commemorates the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation of Jan. 1, 1863, the first step toward the abolition of slavery in the U.S. Pictured in a stylized manner are those most involved in the struggle for emancipation: politicians, President Abraham Lincoln, his Vice-President Hannibal Hamlin, powerful House membr Representative Thaddeus Stevens, military leaders General Ulysses S. Grant and leader of the "Glory" brigade of colored soldiers Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, black leaders Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubbs, and Robert Purvis, militant activist John Brown, abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Amos Adams Lawrence, and literary figures Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Greenleaf Whittier.
February 17th, 2012
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