Edwin Lester - Trouble Them Waters : Black art prints & African American Art & Gifts


Edwin Lester - Trouble Them Waters



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Limited Edition - Signed & Numbered 300
Size - Paper: 39 x 27 / Image 35 x 21 inches

 

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Harriet Tubman (born into slavery Araminta Ross, March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist and political activist. In 1849,Tubman escaped to Philadelphia, only to return to Maryland to rescue her family using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.

Slowly, one group at a time, she brought relatives with her out of the state, and eventually guided dozens of other enslaved people to freedom.Traveling by night and in extreme secrecy, Tubman (or “Moses”, as she was called) “never lost a passenger”. During the American Civil War, she served as an armed scout and spy for the Union Army. After the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 was passed, she helped guide fugitives farther north into British North America (Canada), and helped newly freed enslaved people to find work

 

 

 

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