“Eliza Crosses the Ohio on the Floating Ice”

George Cruikshank. From Uncle Tom’s Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 1852.

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This illustration portrays one of the most famous scenes from Stowe’s novel: with slave catchers at her heels, Eliza flees Kentucky to prevent her baby from being sold away to a different master.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Eliza Crosses the Ohio on the Floating Ice
Short Title Eliza Crosses the Ohio, 1852
Book Title Uncle Tom’s Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly
Place of Publication London
Publisher J. Cassell
Creator George Cruikshank
Publication Creator Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publication Date 1852
Volume Vol. 1
Pages opp. p. 51
Call Number Case Y 255 .S8848
Location Special Collections 4th floor