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Lithographic print of Hiram Revels

Published by:
Frank Leslie's Illustrirte Zeitung, American, 1857 - 1894  Search this
Edited by:
Frank Leslie, American, 1821 - 1880  Search this
Subject of:
Hiram Rhodes Revels, American, 1827 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 15/16 × 7 7/16 in. (20.2 × 18.9 cm)
Type:
prints
portraits
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number:
2013.239.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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_2013.239.14

Carte-de-visite portrait of Carrie Lining

Photograph by:
George N. Barnard, American, 1819 - 1902  Search this
Subject of:
Carrie Lining  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 11/16 × 2 5/16 in. (9.3 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place printed:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.26
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Mahogany sofa from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
crotch mahogany
Dimensions:
34 x 85 x 25 in. (86.4 x 215.9 x 63.5 cm)
Type:
sofas
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.1

Walnut armchair from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
39 x 22 3/4 x 20 in. (99.1 x 57.8 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
balloon-back chairs
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870-1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.2

Balloon-back side chair from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
34 x 19 x 19 in. (86.4 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
balloon-back chairs
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.4

Balloon-back side chair from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
34 x 19 x 19 in. (86.4 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
balloon-back chairs
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.5

Patience on a Monument

Created by:
Thomas Nast, American, 1840 - 1902  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 5/8 x 13 in. (47.3 x 33 cm)
Type:
clippings
Place made:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 8, 1868
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.77.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.77.5

Walnut side chair from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37 1/2 × 19 × 18 in., 15 lb. (95.3 × 48.3 × 45.7 cm, 6.8 kg)
Type:
side chairs
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.6
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Marble-top table from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
marble and walnut
Dimensions:
29 1/2 x 27 x 20 in. (74.9 x 68.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
side tables
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.7
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Marble-top table from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
marble and walnut
Dimensions:
27 1/4 x 21 x 16 in. (69.2 x 53.3 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
tables (support furniture)
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.8
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Marble-top table from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
marble and walnut
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29 × 21 3/8 × 14 1/2 in., 29 lb. (73.7 × 54.3 × 36.8 cm, 13.2 kg)
Type:
tables (support furniture)
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.9
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Pinback button featuring a campaign portrait of Senator William B. Nash

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sen. William Beverly Nash, American, 1822 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
metal, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 1 1/2 × 3/8 in. (4.4 × 3.8 × 1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1868
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William Beverly Nash
Object number:
2013.168.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
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_2013.168.1
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Frederick Douglass

Created by:
Alexander Hay Ritchie, 1822 - 1895  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions:
frame: 12 9/16 x 10 15/16 x 7/8 in. (31.9 x 27.8 x 2.2 cm)
H x W (object in frame): 5 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. (14 x 11.7 cm)
Type:
lithographs
portraits
Date:
ca. 1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
United States--History--1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number:
2013.239.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.239.10

Page 53 from Harper's Weekly with an article about John W. Menard

Published by:
Harper & Brothers, American, 1817 - 1962  Search this
Subject of:
John Willis Menard, American, 1838 - 1893  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W (print): 15 5/8 × 10 1/16 in. (39.7 × 25.6 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 23, 1869
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number:
2013.239.15
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.239.15

American Sketches: A Negro Congregation at Washington

Published by:
The Illustrated London News, British, 1845 - 2003  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions:
frame: 18 5/8 x 22 x 7/8 in. (47.3 x 55.9 x 2.2 cm)
H x W (object in frame): 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
prints
Place printed:
London, England, Europe
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 18, 1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number:
2013.239.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.239.7

Carte-de-visite of Thomas Wiggins, also known as Blind Tom

Photograph by:
Washington L. Germon, American, 1821 - 1877  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Greene Wiggins, American, 1849 - 1908  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 7/8 × 2 1/2 × 1/16 in. (9.8 × 6.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William Berkley
Object number:
2014.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.9
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Cabinet card portrait of Thomas Mundy Peterson

Photograph by:
William R. Tobias, American, 1849 - 1920  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Peterson, American, 1824 - 1904  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on printing-out paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
collodion prints
portraits
Place made:
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1884
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.190
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.190
Additional Online Media:

Carte-de-visite portrait of Sidney Taliaferro

Photograph by:
H. D. Garns & Co., American  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Taliaferro Boyer, American, 1854 - 1927  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 11/16 × 2 5/16 in. (9.3 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.4 × 6.3 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1881
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.42
Additional Online Media:

Oil lamp from the Jones-Hall-Sims House

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal and cloth wick
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/2 × 6 × 6 in. (29.2 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
oil lamps
Place used:
Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860-1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Bradley and Shannon Rhoderick
Object number:
2009.25.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.25.5
Additional Online Media:

Glass oil lamp from the home of Robert Smalls

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Robert Smalls, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 × 10 × 10 in., 9 lb. (63.5 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm, 4.1 kg)
Type:
lamps (lighting device components)
Place used:
Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.28.10a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.28.10a-e

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