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Date made: 1858
Maker: Farwells & Forrest
Place: Boston, Massachusets
Image size: Image: 39 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.; 100.965 x 32.385 cm
ID number: DL*60.3001
Negative number: 2003-20155


Colored print (poster) advertising an exhibition of a painting depicting slavery and the appearance of the fugitive slave Anthony Burns. Two engraved images are on the poster. One depicts a young girl lying in a canopied bed attended by a doctor. Her mother and a black man and woman are beside the bed. The other image depicts a white man on a horse that is bucking. Three black men and a black woman watch.