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Ridgway & Abington
Uncle Tom's cabin.
Hanley, England, 1853.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded gray-green stoneware, glazed ; height 22 cm (including handle), width 19 cm (including handle), depth 14 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 61
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Impressed on bottom: "Published by E. Ridgway & Abington, Hanley, January 1, 1853."
Title devised by cataloger.
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, page 75
Decorated with the scenes of a slave auction captioned "By auction this day, a prime lot of healthy negroes" on one side and, on the other side, a woman of color with her baby being pursued by a white man with a whip. Based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin.
Subject Terms:
Enslaved persons -- United States.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Slave trade -- United States.
Slavery -- United States.
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Based on (work) Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.

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