American Anti-Slavery Almanac Vol. II, No. I

Published by
Benedict, S. W., American
Subject of
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870
Date
1842
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (18.7 x 11.7 cm)
Description
American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1842 published by S. W. Benedict. The almanac is printed on off white paper in black ink. Printed below the title is “CALCULATED FOR THE HORIZON AND MERIDIAN OF BOSTON, NEW YORK, / BALTIMORE, AND CHARLESTON: AND FOR USE IN / EVERY PART OF THE COUNTRY.” An engraved image is at center. The image portrays a Caucasian woman holding a book up in her left hand. A burst of light is behind her. Men, women and children are around her watching. A ship and a building being constructed are in the background. The interior pages feature astronomical information, calendars and weather forecasts. Printed on the back is an article titled "Principles of Christian Fellowship" and a short parable titled "What has become of that Leather?"
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Movement
Abolitionist movement
Place printed
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
almanacs
Topic
Activism
Antislavery
Communication
Literature
Mass media
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.1.12
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58d149d38-763c-4665-8beb-ebc3b63e6c97
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