Item Details

Richard Potter: America's First Black Celebrity

John A. Hodgson
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9780813941042, 0813941040, 9780813941059 (e-book)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Hopkinton years, 1783-1795
  • The Boston years and Europe, 1795-1803
  • The apprentice years and early career, 1804-1815
  • Ascent to fame, 1815-1819
  • The grand North American tour, 1819-1823
  • Return to New England, 1824-1829
  • A New England icon, a broken family, 1829-1835
  • Afterword: hiding in plain sight.
Description
xx, 318 pages, [10] unnmbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original gold-colored boards; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, February 2018.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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