The Wedding

A humorous depiction of a wedding. Two identically dressed black brides, possibly twin sisters, and their grooms – one tall and thin, the other short and stout – stand before the preacher with a small congregation to the right.

Object Details

ID: ZBA2437
Collection: Fine art; Special collections
Type: Painting
Display location: Not on display
Creator: American School
Date made: 1850, circa
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Measurements: Frame: 394 mm x 542 mm x 66 mm;Overall: 290 mm x 440 mm

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