On View
Slavery and Freedom Gallery
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
Composed by
Bliss, Philip Paul, American, 1838 - 1876
Sankey, Ira D., American
Owned by
Tubman, Harriet, American, 1822 - 1913
Date
1876
Medium
ink on paper, cardboard
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 9/16 in. (20.8 x 13.7 x 1.4 cm)
Caption
Gospel Hymns No. 2, by P. P. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey, Harriet Tubman’s personal book of hymns.
Description
Book of hymns by P.P. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey, 112-pages, discolored cover with black printing, text and binding. Text reads "Gospel hymns No. 2, BY PP. BLISS AND IRA D. SANKEY AS USED BY THEM IN GOSPEL MEETINGS."
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
books
Topic
Emancipation
Freedom
Gospel (Music)
Religion
Slavery
U.S. History, 1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number
2009.50.25
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a64225cc-6a01-409e-b211-62ecc070fdbf

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