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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Erving and Joyce Wolf, 1982 [1982.443.3]. Photograph © 1982 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Theodor Kaufmann (1814-1896). On to Liberty, 1867. Oil on canvas, 36 x 56 inches.

On to Liberty

Throughout the history of North American slavery, men, women, and children fled the brutality and oppression they were subjected to. They embarked on long and risky journeys to regain their right to freedom.

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Image ID: 484097
Title: On to liberty.
Name: Kaufmann, Theodor (1814-1887) - Artist
Created: 1867
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Erving and Joyce Wolf, 1982 [1982.443.3]. Photograph © 1982 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Subjects: Fugitive slaves
Liberty
Slavery -- United States
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Keywords: Families
Fugitive Slaves
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