Reading the Emancipation Proclamation

1864
Engraved by James W. Watts (American, died 1895), After Henry W. Herrick (American, 1824–1906), Publisher S. A. Peters and Company


Accession Number

2013.826

Medium or Technique

Engraving and mezzotint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Before 1972, owned by Myrtle Rice Brawn (Middleboro, MA); September 14, 1972, presented by Myrtle Rice Brawn to the "Ernest David Howes, Jr., family in deep appreciation for the friendship Ernest D. and Dorothy C. Howes gave to me"; 2013, given by E. David Howes, Jr., and Peggy Lou Howes (Sandwich, MA) to the MFA. (Accession Date June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of E. David Howes, Jr. and Peggy Lou Howes in memory of Ernest and Dorothy Howes