Poems on Various Subjects

Scipio Moorhead, engraved portrait of Phillis Wheatley, and title page, Phillis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. London: A. Bell, 1773. Image from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Phillis Wheatley, transported from Africa to North America in 1761 at the age of seven or eight, became the first … Continue reading Poems on Various Subjects