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New York City: The Evacuation Day Centennial, November 26th, The Grand Marine Procession Passing up the East River

Object Number: 
PR.049.NYC.events.parades.holi
Date: 
1883
Medium: 
Wood engraving
Description: 
Published in the December 1, 1883 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper - image of the celebration of the day the the British fleet left New York City. In 1783 thousands of former slaves had accompanied the fleet to settle in Novia Scotia.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group