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Title: Fleeing from the land of bondage : on the Mississippi River in 1863.
Image ID: 812639
Image ID 812639
Creators: Cade, J. J., engraver
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, artist
Physical Description: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 17 cm. (5 x 6 1/2 in.)
Material Type: Prints
Subjects: African Americans -- History -- 1860-1869
Illustrations
Arrivals & Departures -- Mississippi River -- 1860-1869
Children & Adults -- Mississippi River -- 1860-1869
Internal Migration -- Mississippi River -- 1860-1869
Soldiers -- Mississippi River -- 1860-1869
Date Depicted: 1863
Notes: Written on mount: "1863" Printed on border: "Engraved by J. J. Cade, New York." "Copyright 1887" "A. D. Worthington & Co. Publishers, Hartford, Conn." "Mothers carried their babies on one arm, and led little woolly headed toddlers by the other. Old men and women, gray, nearly blind, some of them bent almost double, bore on their heads and backs the smell "plunder" they had "toted" from their homes. They were all going forth, like the Israelites, 'from the land of bondage to a land they knew not.' "
Place Published: Hartford, Conn.
Date Published: 1887
Barcode Number: 33333159331269
Struc ID: 585216
Source: Source information is not available
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