French School, (19th century); French. Medium: ceramic. Date: 19th Century. Illustration from the best-selling anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96) published in 1852; manufacture Montereau-Creil; Mort de l'Oncle Tom; scene depicts the compassionate young man, George Shelby, arriving to find Tom on his deathbed; Provenance: Musee Franco-Americaine, Blerancourt, Chauny, France. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.