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Published by:
The World Syndicate Publishing Company, American, 1908 - 1974  Search this
Owned by:
Hattie McDaniel, American, 1895 - 1952  Search this
Medium:
ink on India paper, leather, metal, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 13/16 × 4 5/16 × 1 9/16 in. (17.3 × 11 × 4 cm)
Type:
Bibles
Place printed:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1928 - 1935
Description:
A leather bound, illustrated bible with sides that once zipped closed to protect the pages; the zipper is now completely disconnected from the front cover. The front cover has black text in the top left quadrant which reads: [HOLY BIBLE / ILLUSTRATED]. In the bottom right quadrant in smaller text it reads: [Hattie McDaniel]. Attached to the zipper slider is a small chain with a larger metal loop at its end to ease the opening and closing of the bible. The second title page has an inscription to Hattie McDaniel from her niece.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Families  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Mae Elizabeth Alexander
Object number:
2016.8.2
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:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd533f53076-177b-4031-9339-c9c4dbde7ce7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.8.2