May 07, 2020 - Sale 2534

Sale 2534 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) The Bereaved Slave Mother. 3 pages on 2 detached sheets, 13 x 9 1/2 inches; moderate foxing. Boston: Henry Prentiss, 1844

Additional Details

First edition of a piece of abolitionist music, with a lithograph of a slave auction on the front cover. The Hutchinson Family were an American singing group who used their popularity to promote the abolitionist cause. This piece is "respectfully dedicated to Lydia Maria Child as a token of Esteem for her fidelity to Humanity, and to the mothers of New England."