“Maternal Desperation”

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

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The slave trader Haley tells the story of this woman, who chose to drown herself and her baby, rather than see the child sold.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Maternal Desperation
Short Title Maternal Desperation, 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. 55
Call Number Case Y 255 .S8848
Location Special Collections 4th floor