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Emancipation
The collection of American engravings includes Emancipation. Glorious First of August 1834, a mezzotint engraved by Stephen H. Gimber after a painting by the British artist Alexander Rippingale. This print celebrates the end of slavery in the British West Indies and was published in New York by the American Antislavery Office.

 

 


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