Child's Plate with the scene "Pay Away Till He Gives Up! Give it Him! Give it Him! from "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Unknown American or English, American or English
after Charles Howland Hammatt Billings, American, 1818 - 1874


about 1852-1855

Glazed earthenware with black transfer vignette in center and embossed floral design on rim

Diameter: 8 11/16 in. (22 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the James and Barbara Block Acquisitions Endowment



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Inscribed, in transfer image, top: PAY AWAY TILL HE GIVES UP! GIVE IT HIM! GIVE IT HIM!; bottom of image: UNCLE TOM WHIPPED TO DEATH.

Course History

AAAS 10.01, Introduction to African American Studies, Trica Keaton, Spring 2022

Africa and African-American Studies 10.01, Introduction to African American Studies, Trica Keaton 1, Winter 2023

Art History 38.04, Food and Art: Global History, Nicola Camerlenghi, Spring 2023


Martyn Edgell Antiques Limited, Cambridgeshire, England; sold to present collection, 2016.

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