April 15, 2010

The Anti-Slavery Alphabet, c.1846

With lines like "I is the Infant/ from its fond mother torn," and "W is the whipping post," but as far as abolitionist alphabet primers go, this is probably the best I've ever seen.


So goodbye Teabaggers, and hello Emancipation Day!

The Anti-Slavery Alphabet, 1846 [mississippi archives via bibliodyssey]


I think you forgot to close a tag for italics on the page somewhere...

That is gorgeous.

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