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Atkinson, Edward, 1827-1905

The Cotton Kingdom
Atkinson designed this map to convince northerners to embrace the Emancipation Proclamation as a path to a more efficient system of free labor.

(1863) | Chapter 4 | View the Map »

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Carpenter, F. B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900

First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln
In this iconic portrait, Carpenter carefully reproduced the Coast Survey’s map of slavery in the lower right corner after noticing Lincoln’s attention to it.

(1864) | Chapter 4 | View the Map »