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[SLAVERY & ABOLITION]. DOYLE, John (1797-1868). 2 Lithographs, comprising:

Goody-Two-Shoes. Or Colonial Conciliation. [London]: Thomas M'Lean, 28 June 1832.

11.25 x 16.75 in. (slight wear along edge).

Lord Goderich (Colonial Secretary) becomes a barber; Lord Howick (Under-Secretary), a cobbler. Both favored immediate emancipation. The overseer, back to the viewer, dominates the scene. The man being shaved asks why, when he does not have a beard. A sack with "Al. Thorpe / Northampton" at the feet of the overseer is overflowing with shoes. Lord Howick is trying to force another man's foot into one of the shoes while a second man with new shoes hobbles away.

[With:]

New West-India Dance, to the tune of 20 Millions. [London]: Thos. M'Lean, 18 June 1833.

11.375 x 16.625 in. (Slight browning along edges).

The British Empire abolished slavery in 1833 and allocated 20 million to compensate slave owners for their loss. Abolitionist Thomas Fowell Buxton stands in a circle of dancing men. Lord Althorp converses with John Bull on the right, requesting payment for the Piper, to which Bull replies that he should ask the man in the broad-brimmed hat.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,063
02/18/2021

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