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Published by:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, American, 1852 - 1922  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions:
frame: 14 15/16 x 16 13/16 x 1 1/8 in. (37.9 x 42.7 x 2.9 cm)
H x W (object in frame): 7 1/2 x 9 15/16 in. (19.1 x 25.2 cm)
Type:
lithographs
portraits
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1879
Description:
A lithographic print of Frederick Douglass. The print is hand colored. Douglass is sitting at a desk and reading a newspaper. His right leg is crossed over his left and he is looking to his right. At the bottom underneath the image is “No. 7.—Our Artistic Correspondent interviewing Frederick Douglass in the District Marshal’s (sic) Office, Washington, D.C..” and “Illustrated Interviews with Eminent Public Men on Leading Topics of the Day.—see Page 258, 1879." The print is matted and framed.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. 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:
2013.239.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52a0d3271-fa78-43a0-aba9-480ca3450cfd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.239.12