Object Name: Figural group of Uncle Tom and Eva
Date: ca. 1860-1900
Dimensions: Overall: 8 3/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 21.3 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Earthenware figural group depicting "UNCLE TOM & EVA", seated black male with book in hand holding white girl seated on his knee; oval base with lettering in relef highlighted with luster.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
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Object Number: 1945.392
Marks: painted: on base beneth figures in relief lettering: "UNCLE TOM & EVA"
"Reading Uncle Tom's Image: A Reconsideration of Harriet Beecher Stowe's 150-Year-Old Character," New-York Historical Society, October 1, 2002-February 9, 2003.