Emblem depicting Emancipation

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Title

Emblem depicting Emancipation

Description

Lithograph of the emblem of Emancipation. The emblem shows a black couple with a nursing infant, sitting under a tree with a crown on top, and a trunk with the inscription 'suivez raison'. A young boy is feeding his pet ram to the right.

Subject

Emblems; Slaves - Emancipation

Creator

George Johann Scharf

Source

NLJ Print Collection - P/981

Identifier

D0005913

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

Publisher

Printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel; Executed by Green & Ward, Goldsmiths to the King, London

Citation

George Johann Scharf, “Emblem depicting Emancipation,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 11, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/5207.