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Bible used during Vietnam War by soldier Thomas Smith

Catalog Data

Published by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Thomas Smith, American, died 1987  Search this
Medium:
leather with ink on paper
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 6 x 2 in. (19.1 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
Bibles
Place used:
Viet Nam, Asia
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 20th century
Description:
Bible with a black leather cover. The cover is very worn and all markings and lettering has faded away. The pages are very brittle and deteriorating. The title and copyright pages are missing as are several others. Many pages are out of order and are dog-eared.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Faith  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Devlin Culliver
Object number:
2012.163.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5020e5412-cb8d-4cba-bc5d-8506b1ea33af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.163.4