1826 - “published in the hope of aiding the funds of the Anti-Slavery Society”

Here, state-of-the-art book illustration technology, lithography, combines with Lake District scenery to raise funds for the Anti-Slavery Society. The rise of mass print culture helped abolitionists turn Wordsworthian sympathy with nature outward to embrace compassion on a global scale.

Ten Lithographic Drawings of Scenery in the Vicinity of the Lakes, Taken from Nature, 1826.