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Created by:
Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1850s  Search this
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 2 7/16 × 1 13/16 in. (7.9 × 6.2 × 4.6 cm)
H x W x D (a - body): 3 × 2 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (7.6 × 6.2 × 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (b - lid): 13/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 11/16 in. (2.1 × 5.9 × 4.3 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Date:
1830s - 1850s
Description:
Cardboard coin collection box produced by the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. The box is constructed in two pieces, a top and bottom. The top has a slot for coins and fits into the bottom. The box is yellow with black print, including a tableau on the front of an enslaved person in chains on his knees surrounded by implements of bondage.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number:
2014.115.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.115.9