Portrait of the author from Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Henry Bibb, An American Slave

This picture of Henry Bibb was published in the front of his famous auto-biography, which – along with the newspaper that he and his wife, Mary, founded in Canada – helped to turn public opinion against slavery in the United States in the 1850s.

Rare Book Collection, Special Collections Department, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Photograph (book)
Call no.: E444.B58
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