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Escape by Night


Civil War era scene of two African American men apparently escaping slavery, assisted by two white men.


circa 1870-1900


Pen and ink over graphite on cream tracing paper laid down on paper


6.375 H x 8.125 W inches

Object ID

1950.122.5 b

Resource ID


Credit Line

Bequest of John Mark Glenn

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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