ERIC Number: EJ700363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-1
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Global Pursuits: The Underground Railroad
School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v103 n6 p36 Feb 2004
This brief article describes Charles T. Webber's oil on canvas painting, "The Underground Railroad, 1893." The subject of this painting is the Underground Railroad, which today has become an American legend. The Underground Railroad was not a systematic means of transportation, but rather a secretive process that allowed fugitive slaves to escape from oppression in the years prior to the Civil War. This article highlights notable historical, cultural, and artistic elements relating to this famous piece and provides details about the artist's life that influenced his work.
Davis Publications, Inc., 50 Portland St., Worcester, MA 01608. Web site: http://www.davis-art.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio