A woman in a feathered headdress and carrying a bow, is quelling a dark-skinned man; representing America. Etching by T. Hancock, 1805.
- Hancock, Thomas, 1774-1809.
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Appears to show America as an indigenous American woman oppressing a black male slave. A tobacco plant (left) , an American alligator, and a mountain range are also included as attributes of America. The central scene is in stipple, while the elaborate surrounding border is etched: the border contains at least seven elements including pearls, spiral ribbon, and leaf-and-berry motifs
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