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IMAGE number
GLC696009
Title
Emancipation Proclamation, printed by Rufus Blanchard, c.1863-1864 (colour litho)
Artist
American School, (19th century) / American
Location
Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York, USA
Medium
colour lithograph
Date
(C19th)
Dimensions
43.4x34.7 cms
Description
The printer, Rufus Blanchard, states the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation in a footnote: "This Proclamation is an incalculable element of strength to the Union cause. It makes an alliance between the Rebels and Foreign States as impossible as it is for millions of Bondsmen to love slavery better than Freedom..." Eberstadt 17. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
african american / rufus blanchard edition / print / poster / proclamation / broadside / abolitionist / american history / c19th / declaration / sheet / american civil war / african americans / emancipation / us / united states of america / chicago / illinois / usa
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