The Hunted Slaves by Richard Ansdell, RA (1815–1885). 1861. Collection: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Reproductive engraving (1865) of painting by Charles George Lewis (1808-1880). 19 2/3 x x 30 5/8 inches. Source: Beck no. 24. Click on image to enlarge it. The painting illustrates an episode in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “The Slave in the Dismal Swamp” (1842).


Beck, Hilary. Victorian Engravings. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1973.

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