Slave Coffle, House of J.W. Neal & Co, Washington, DC

Title

Slave Coffle, House of J.W. Neal & Co, Washington, DC

Description

This image of slaves chained together marching from the House of J.W. Neal & Co.in Washington, DC, was published in a broadside (or poster). The broadside was printed during an abolitionist campaign in 1835-36 designed to pressure Congress to end slavery in the nation's capital.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Date

1836

Coverage

Original Format

letterpress with nine wood-engravings

Description

This image of slaves chained together marching from the House of J.W. Neal & Co.in Washington, DC, was published in a broadside (or poster). The broadside was printed during an abolitionist campaign in 1835-36 designed to pressure Congress to end slavery in the nation's capital.

Date

1836

Coverage

1830-1859

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.