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Frederick Douglass and abolition

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There are numerous illustrations in the British edition of the Frederick Douglass. They are of three types: pictures of famous abolitionists, Douglass visiting graves and memorials of those who had struggled against slavery, or horror pictures of the treatment of slaves. Here are a slection.

 whippingbarney  "Whipping Old Barney"
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 Thomas Clarkson, the English abolitionist.
 garrison  William Lloyd Garrison, the American abolitionist.
 stowe  Harriet Beecher Stowe, the American abolitionist and author of the best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.
 brown  John Brown, the American abolitionist who advocated the violent overthrow of slavery before the Civil War.
 lincoln  President Abraham Lincoln, "the great emancipator".

Last modified April 10, 2014