James G. Birney

James G. Birney

Description (Brief)
Color print, half length portrait of a man (James G. Birney) seated in a chair with his arm resting on document on a table in front of him. On a bracketed shelf to his left is a bust labeled "Wilberforce", indicating his interest in the abolition movement. In the far left background out a window are two black men hoeing a field. A column with green drapery is on the right behind him.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
n.d.
depicted
Birney, James Gillespie
Wilberforce, William
maker
Sowle, John
Baillie, James S.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Measurements
image: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3182
catalog number
60.3182
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Furnishings
Communication, letter writing
Reform Movements
Blacks
[NO SUBJECT]
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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