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Soldier's Escutcheon print owned by James A. Kelly, 54th MA infantry

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Printed by:
The Easel Monument Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Subject of:
James A. Kelly, American  Search this
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956  Search this
54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Robert G. Shaw, American, 1837 - 1863  Search this
Ella D. Kelly, American  Search this
Sarah J. Kelly, American  Search this
Lucian G. Kelly, American  Search this
Alace L. Kelly, American  Search this
Carrie B. Kelly, American  Search this
Vivain Kelly, American  Search this
lithographic ink on paper
H x W x D: 34 13/16 × 26 15/16 × 2 1/16 in. (88.5 × 68.5 × 5.2 cm)
A lithograph honorarium for James A. Kelly. The lithograph shows a depiction of a national monument for the Grand Army of the Republic and kindred societies at center. The print also depicts an idealized cityscape with formally dressed people looking at the proposed monument known as the "Triangular Easel Monument." In the center of the monument is handwritten text outlining Kelly’s service record during the Civil War. The memorial was presented to Kelly by his six children on March 20, 1897. The lithograph is mounted and framed.
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture