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Created by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
tin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 3 3/8 × 11/16 in. (12.7 × 8.6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Description:
A small, handmade tin box with sliding lid. Used to hold certificate of freedom and carry in pocket.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Personal Effects and Items
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/fd5421a1c73-151c-410d-be81-e0ce56ead83a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25.2