Photo, Print, Drawing Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!
About this Item
- Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!
- Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides, parodying black manners, illiteracy, and dialect. (See no. 1819-2.) The text describes, in the words of a "letter from Phillis to her sister in the country," a nocturnal attack by white Bostonians on black freedmen and their homes. The letter is facetiously dated "Ulie 47th, 180027." The illustration shows a group of white men attacking and stoning a black woman and a man on crutches.
- Printed Ephemera Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Created / Published
- [Boston? : s.n.], 1827.
- - African Americans--1820-1830
- - Boston (Mass.)--1820-1830
- - United States--Massachusetts--Boston
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1827-1.
- - LAC ecr 2021-03-23 update (1 card)
- 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 12.3 x 18.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Broadside Collection, portfolio 54, no. 10 c-Rare Bk Coll Broadside portfolio 54 no. 10
- Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- cph 3a34525 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a34525
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-34025 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-34025 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: Broadside Collection, portfolio 54, no. 10 c-Rare Bk Coll Broadside portfolio 54 no. 10
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Printed Ephemera Collection Dlc. Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!. Boston Massachusetts, 1827. [Boston?: s.n] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661732/.
APA citation style:
Printed Ephemera Collection Dlc. (1827) Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!. Boston Massachusetts, 1827. [Boston?: s.n] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661732/.
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Printed Ephemera Collection Dlc. Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!. [Boston?: s.n] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008661732/>.