Object Name: Figural group of Uncle Tom with Eva
Date: ca. 1860-1900
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/8 × 3 3/4 in. (20.6 × 9.5 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Seated porcelain black male figurine with book in hand holding white girl who stands on his knee; circular base with inscription.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert C .Taylor
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Object Number: 1945.391
Marks: inscribed on base beneath figures: "Eva gaily laughing was / hanging a wreath of roses / round Tom's neck."
"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.