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Written by:
President Abraham Lincoln, American, 1809 - 1865  Search this
Published by:
John Murray Forbes, American, 1813 - 1898  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (8.3 x 5.4 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Date:
1862
Caption:
This booklet was produced in December 1862 specifically for Union soldiers to read and distribute among African Americans.
Description:
A miniature pamphlet containing the text of the Emancipation Proclamation. Seven pages with the original printed salmon wrappers. Lightly soiled, text lightly tanned. In a half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.40
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
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53cfb0cb1-4ae9-4a81-b6ff-84246e819e49
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.40