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A master handing a knife to a black slave. Engraving by F. Engleheart, 1832, after W. Harvey.

  • Harvey, William, 1796-1866.
Date
1832
Reference
33057i
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Description

The episode is set in a jungle in Jamaica. Caesar is a black slave. Mr. Edwards, his master, wearing a hat and a long coat, gives him his pruning knife in confidence that the slave will not use it against his master

Publication/Creation

London (Paternoster Row) : Baldwin & Cradock and other proprietors, 1832.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 7 x 9.5 cm

Lettering

Popular tales in two volumes by Maria Edgeworth. Vol.II. Caesar had no knife, "Here is mine for you", said Mr. Edwards. ; W. Harvey. ; F. Engleheart.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33057i

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  • English


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