Monument in memory of 'Uncle Tom' - Rev. Josiah Henson
Monument erected in memory of abolitionist, minister and author Rev. Josiah Henson - born into Slavery in 1789 in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, he escaped to Upper Canada (now Ontario) in 1830, and founded a settlement and laborer's school for other fugitive slaves at Dawn, near Dresden, in Kent County, Upper Canada, of British Canada. Henson's autobiography, The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself (1849), is believed to have inspired the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). Date: 1913
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Caricature of Harriet Coveney, English actress
Caricature of Harriet Coveney, English actress, seen here as Eliza in a production of Billee Taylor by Stephens and Solomon at the Imperial Theatre, London. The song, All on Account of Eliza, was whistled all over London.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Plum cultivar, Harriet, Prunus domestica
Plum cultivar, Harriet, Prunus domestica. . Chromolithograph from The Florist and Pomologist Robert Hogg, London, published from 1878 to 1884. 251 hand-coloured and chromolithographic plates of fruit and flowers. Drawn by Walter Hood Fitch, Miss E. Regel, and J.L. Macfarlane, lithographed by G. Severeyns and Stroobant, Belgium.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans