Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 143

Price Realized: $ 3,360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. Mrs. Keeley as Topsy, in the Drama of "Slave Life" or "Uncle Tom's Cabin, as Performed at the Theatre Royal Adelphi. "He's not wicked -- I is, drefful wicked." Chromolithograph, 16-3/4 x 11 inches; a number of paper tape repairs of marginal closed tears made to the reverse; some slight discoloration and stain to the blank portion of the caption. London: Printed and Published by Stannard & Dixon, 1852

Additional Details

a rare chromolithographic print from the london premiere of the play version of stowe's anti-slavery novel. Just beneath the image is the following: "From life, on stone by Louisa Corbeaux." Louisa Corbeaux, as far as we could discover was the only female artist and printer working in London during the Victorian period.