Artist:William HackwoodJosiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
Medium: terracotta on basalt (stoneware)
Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, From Colonies to States, 1660–1830
Accession Number: 55.9.25v
Catalogue Description: Circular medallion, unframed, terracotta bas-relief on basalt, of kneeling (on one knee) enslaved Black man with wrist and ankles locked in chains. The figure (unclothed except loin cloth) in three-quarter profile facing right, hands held up to level of his face in supplication. Around edge of field is printed in relief "Am I not a man and a brother?" Condition: Excellent