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Illustration: Downfall fo abolition

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Title:
Illustration: Downfall fo abolition
Description:
This illustration in ink, titled "Downfall of abolition," depicts the anti-Garrison riot which occurred in Boston on October 21, 1835. It shows the rioters removing the sign from the Anti-Slavery Office and condemning the abolitionists. They also cheer for the Constitution and celebrate Harrison Gray Otis and Peleg Sprague, with one rioter calling them, "men after my own heart - damn me!"
Date:
[1835?]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Documents
Genre:
Cartoons (Commentary)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century
Abolitionists--Violence against--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States
Violence
Antislavery movements--United States
Garrison Mob, Boston, Mass., 1835
Social reformers--United States
Extent:
1 leaf (1 p.) ; 20 x 31 cm.
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Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
Legacy catalog card identifies the place of publication of this manuscript as "[Boston?]"
Legacy catalog card identifies the date of publication of this manuscript as "[1835?]"
Language:
English
Identifier:
5721475
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.5, p.69
Barcode:
39999086048285