Cardboard coin collection box produced by the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. The box is constructed in two pieces, a top and bottom. The top has a slot for coins and fits into the bottom. The box is yellow with black print, including a tableau on the front of an enslaved person in chains on his knees surrounded by implements of bondage.
A daguerreotype of William Lloyd Garrison in a case. In the portrait, Garrison is wearing a suit and glasses and looking off to the left. The exterior of the case is black with gold trim. The interior has embossed red velvet on the left side and the photograph inside a gold oval frame on the right. The glass over the image is heavily scratched. Stamped into the bottom left corner of the frame: "CUTTING & TURNER / 10 TREMONT ROW". And in the bottom right corner: "AMBROTYPE. / PAT. JULY. 11-54"
An inscribed gold pocket watch presented to William Lloyd Garrison. The watch has a half hunter case, with spring hinged glass cover over the dial and a hinged gold lid over the back, protecting the inscription and winding square. The dial is painted white with roman numerals and fleur de lis shaped watch hands. There is a smaller 60-second dial partly obscuring the "VI" of the larger dial. The two hinged covers open via a button on the crown and bow, positioned above the "XII" of the dial. The engraved inscription on the back of the watch is decorative and reads [Presented by / GEORGE THOMPSON, M.P. / on behalf of him / self and others / to / WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON, / intrepid and uncompromising / Friend of the Slave: / in commemoration of the / TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF / THE LIBERATOR / Boston / January 1st, 1851] in several text sizes and fonts. Production and identification marks are stamped and scratched on the inside of the back cover.
A photograph of 59 members of the 55th Massachusetts Infantry in uniform. The image features two (2) rows of people, with the back row of men standing and the front row of men either kneeling or lounging. The soldiers stand outside with a row of trees in the background. The image is on photo paper and has been adhered to a larger backing. The image has discoloration throughout, especially on the back. There are no inscriptions, front or back.