Title: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”)

Artist/Maker: Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick

Date: 1811

Source: Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

Copyright/Permissions: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”). Miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick, 1811. Portrait: 7.5 cm x 5.5 cm; in gilded wood frame (visible in large digital image): 13 cm x 9.7 cm. Artwork 03.147. Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Location(s): Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

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Categories: Enslaved Medicine and Healers

Title: The Joice Heth Exhibition, Boston Concert Hall, 1835. From P.T. Barnum, The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written By Himself (London: Samson Low, Son, 1855), 158.

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1855

Source: P.T. Barnum, The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written By Himself (London: Samson Low, Son, 1855), 158.

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain

References: Boster, Dea H. African American Slavery and Disability: Bodies, Property and Power in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860. New York, NY: Routledge, 2013.

Location(s): Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

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Categories: Disability Gender and Sex Slavery and Medical Knowledge

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