Henry Box Brown
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1849
Medium: Engraving
Publisher: Documenting the American South

Henry Box Brown

This engraved image of Henry Box Brown serves as the frontispece for Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself. With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery (1849). The book was written and copublished with Charles Stearns, an abolitionist from Boston.