(1825 - 1911)
Charles T. Webber was active/lived in Ohio. Charles Webber is known for portrait, historical, narrative, figure.
Biography Charles Webber
Portrait, historical, and landscape painter, Charles T. Webber was a leader in Cincinnati art circles during the latter half of the 19th century. Aside from his numerous portraits, he is best known for the historical painting, "The Underground Railroad" around 1893, as a tribute to the work of abolitionists earlier in the century. The painting shows fugitive slaves arriving at the farm of the notable Cincinnati abolitionists Levi and Catherine Coffin and Hannah Haycock leading a group of blacks to freedom at dawn on a cold wintry day. The painting was created for the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, but represents an event that would have occurred much earlier. Levi Coffin, a station master of the Underground Railroad helped more than 3,000 sl
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