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Twenty-eight fugitives escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland

A wood engraving of fugitive slaves in Maryland from William Still's The Underground Railroad: a record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c., page 102.

Harriet Tubman

National Portrait Gallery Online Catalog: “Harriet Tubman led scores of slaves to freedom and facilitated the flight of many others after her own escape from bondage in 1849. When the Civil War began, Tubman fully committed herself to the Union…

Graffiti Harriet (Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ)

A monumental sculpture of Harriet Tubman made of soil, clay, and straw, is scrawled with the words from Frederick Douglass. The sculpture is made from perishable materials, meant to dissolve over the winter. Scott designed the sculpture so that…

Araminta With Rifle and Veve (Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ)

A monumental outdoor figure of Harriet Tubman armed with a long rifle and further fortified with a bronze-colored patina. Tubman stands on numerous quilts.

Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial (reduced version--Scripps College, Claremont, CA)

Portrait sculpture of Harriet Tubman based on the full-scale Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial in New York City.

Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial (New York City)

Over-life size portrait sculpture of Harriet Tubman. Signed by the artist: A. Saar, 2006. Foundry stamp: DS/Decker Studios.

Harriet Tubman (Salisbury University, MD)

Harriet Tubman wears a nineteenth-century inspired dress. On her left shoulder sits a saw-whet owl, at her right foot rests a rabbit. She extends her right arm into the air, perpendicular to her body. Ten seashells are sculpted into the base of the…

Harriet Ross Tubman Memorial (Bristol, PA)

Single figure of Harriet Tubman, wearing a coat, haversack slung over her right shoulder, and a pistol at her waist. Tubman points her right hand toward the sky, symbolic of the “North Star.” Signed by the artist: James L. Gafgen, 2005. Foundry…

Underground Railroad Memorial (Battle Creek, MI)

A multi figure statue that includes portraits of Erastus and Sarah Hussey, abolitionists and Underground Railroad conductors in southern Michigan as well as an image of Harriet Tubman.

Harriet Tubman (fourth cast--Ypsilanti, MI)

Harriet Tubman is shown with a walking stick in her right hand and grasping the hand of a young boy with her left hand.