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Edward Coles
Original Author: J. Henry Brown, artist; Samuel Sartain, engraver
Created: Painting 1852; engraving 1882
Medium: Engraved frontispiece

Edward Coles

An engraved portrait of Edward Coles, a lifelong opponent of slavery, serves as the frontispiece of the book by Elihu Benjamin Washburne titled Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, and of the Slavery Struggle of 1823–4. The 1882 engraving by Samual Sartain was based on an earlier painting by J. Henry Brown.

Citation: Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, and of the Slavery Struggle of 1823–4, F545.C69 1882. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

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