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Published by:
The Philadelphia Tribune, American, founded 1884  Search this
Created by:
John G. Darby, active 1830s - 1860s  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Mariline Northrup Wilkins  Search this
African American Museum in Philadelphia, American, founded 1976  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (14.9 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
portraits
clippings
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1868; printed 1986
Description:
A clipping from The Philadelphia Tribune featuring a reproduction of John G. Darby's woodcut engraving portrait of Harriet Tubman. The image has been cropped from the original full-length portrait which depicts Tubman standing, holding a rifle with Civil War tents in the background. The clipping cuts off the portrait just above the feet. Above is the first two columns of the accompanying article with the headline "Spoken history: / Harriet Tubman" and beneath is the caption [Harriet Tubman]. The clipping refers to a Women's History Month program at the African American Museum in Philadelphia featuring Tubman's great-grandniece Mariline Wilkins. The date and source are printed across the top [Friday, March 21, 1986 The Philadelphia Tribune].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Military  Search this
Museums  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dbbd7689-4f28-44b1-81f0-e2f552b5e9b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.12