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Published by:
S. W. Benedict, American  Search this
Subject of:
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (18.7 x 11.7 cm)
Type:
almanacs
Place printed:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1842
Description:
American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1842 published by S. W. Benedict. The almanac is printed on off white paper in black ink. Printed below the title is “CALCULATED FOR THE HORIZON AND MERIDIAN OF BOSTON, NEW YORK, / BALTIMORE, AND CHARLESTON: AND FOR USE IN / EVERY PART OF THE COUNTRY.” An engraved image is at center. The image portrays a Caucasian woman holding a book up in her left hand. A burst of light is behind her. Men, women and children are around her watching. A ship and a building being constructed are in the background. The interior pages feature astronomical information, calendars and weather forecasts. Printed on the back is an article titled Principles of Christian Fellowship and a short parable titled What has become of that Leather?
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communication  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.12