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John Brown with slave boy and girl, Staffordshire Figure Group

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An image of Lead-glazed Earthenware / Figure Group. John Brown with Slave Boy and Girl. Unidentified factory. Flat-backed figure. White earthenware moulded in three parts and pearlware glazed. Painted underglaze in cobalt blue and with black, brown, grey, green, red, pink and flesh-pink enamels, and gilt. The underside is concave and glazed. Height, whole, 34.5 cm, width, whole, 16 cm, depth, whole, 8.5 cm. Circa 1859.

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Lead-glazed Earthenware / Figure Group. John Brown with Slave Boy and Girl. Unidentified factory. Flat-backed figure. White earthenware moulded in three parts and pearlware glazed. Painted underglaze in cobalt blue and with black, brown, grey, green, red, pink and flesh-pink enamels, and gilt. The underside is concave and glazed. Height, whole, 34.5 cm, width, whole, 16 cm, depth, whole, 8.5 cm. Circa 1859.

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  • Accession Number: C.1012-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 729 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 546.27kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:02:26 15:20:14

Key words

19th Century abolition of slavery abolitionist African-American bearded beards boys British campaigner children clothes clothing costume earthenware English figure figure group Fitz_AA girls male political politician protector revolutionary revolutions slave slavery social commentary society Staffordshire Pottery Victorian

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