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Twelve Years A Slave

Written by:
Solomon Northup, American, 1808 - 1875  Search this
Published by:
Derby and Miller, American, 1848 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with gold, cloth, and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (19.7 × 14 × 3.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 4 1/8 in. (19.7 × 29.2 × 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Auburn, Cuyahoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Law  Search this
Literature  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.262
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
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/fd537167978-c6a5-4b5c-8aad-8b8ccdd82f33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.262

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