‘Uncle Tom’

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1852 (circa)

Physical Description

Medium: pen and ink
Dimensions: 4 x 4 1/2 in.

Production Description

Production Date: 1852 (circa)


Current Location: Oliver Rossetti
Archival History: WMR; by descent to Arthur Rossetti

Scholarly Commentary


The drawing illustrates and doubles the crude parody that DGR wrote about Stowe's celebrated novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. The parody takes off from Stephen Foster's minstrel song “Uncle Ned”.



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    The Pall Mall Magazine , vol. 16 (1898), 495.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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