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An Address Delivered Before a Meeting of the Members and Friends of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society During the Annual Fair

Catalog Data

Written by:
William Henry Furness, American, 1802 - 1896  Search this
Published by:
Merrihew & Thompson, Printers, American  Search this
Subject of:
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, American, founded 1838  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 5/8 × 5 1/2 in. (21.9 × 14 cm)
Type:
sermons
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850
Caption:
William Henry Furness was the Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia and a prominent abolitionist whose home was used as a station on the Underground Railroad.
Description:
Black ink on paper, printed copy of [An / Address / Delivered Before A Meeting / Of The / Members And Friends / Of The / Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society / During The Annual Fair / December 19, 1849 / By W.H. Furness.]. The publisher’s information can be found on the bottom of the cover page: [Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, Printers, No. 7 Carter’s Alley. 1850.] The cover is a faded green paper and is worn around the edges. The address has 16 interior pages written in black ink on white paper.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.59.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.59.12