The Union tells a story about enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act in Boston. The act had passed in September 1850 as part of the attempt to keep the nation together with the 1850 Compromise.
Two engravings, likely book plates: one - image 5.5 x 7.5 in. showing noble women, common women and enslaved women. Second - 5.5 x 7.5 in. showing African women preparing Manioc. Consignor or previous owner indicates these are from the 1770s.
Together, 3 items. Condition generally good, with both engravings shrink-wrapped.
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