A Ride for Liberty, painted by Eastman Johnson

Title

A Ride for Liberty, painted by Eastman Johnson

Subject

Underground Railroad; Painting; African Americans; Horses

Description

A Ride for Liberty -- The Fugitive Slaves, painted by Eastman Johnson circa 1860s, depicting an African American family fleeing across country on horseback.

Creator

Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906

Source

Online Collection of Brooklyn Museum; Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.59a-b_SL1.jpg

Date

circa 1860s

Rights

This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Files

Ride_for_Liberty_crop.jpg

Citation

Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906, “A Ride for Liberty, painted by Eastman Johnson,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed October 26, 2021, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/851.

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