“The Resurrection of Henry Box Brown”

William Still. From The Underground Rail Road: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, Etc. , 1872.

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An illustration of Henry “Box” Brown who, in 1849, escaped from slavery in Richmond, Virginia. According to the story, Brown, with the assistance of friends and abolitionists, was packed into a crate and mailed to Philadelphia.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title The Resurrection of Henry Box Brown
Publication Title The Underground Rail Road: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, Etc.
Short Title The Resurrection of Henry Box Brown, 1872
Book Title The Underground Rail Road: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, etc.
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Publisher Porter & Coates
Creator William Still
Publication Date 1872
Pages p. 83
Call Number H 5832 .839
Location General Collections 2nd floor