National Anti-Slavery Standard Vol. XX, No. 19

Created by
National Anti-Slavery Standard, American, 1840 - 1870
Published by
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870
Date
September 24, 1859
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 26 x 18 3/4 in. (66 x 47.6 cm)
Description
A copy of the National Anti-Slavery Standard newspaper, Volume 20, Number 19. The newspaper is printed on off white newsprint with black ink. Printed in large ornate text on the masthead is “National Anti-Slavery Standard.” The volume number, date and whole number are printed below the title. Contact information for the American Anti-Slavery society is printed in the top left corner. The first article is a dedication to a speech by Senator Charles Sumner titled “THE RESULTS OF NEGRO EMANCIPATION.” The Edges of the newspaper are torn.
Place printed
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement
Abolitionist movement
Type
newspapers
Topic
Antislavery
Journalism
Mass media
Resistance
Self-liberation
Social reform
Societies
United States--History--1815-1861
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.1.298.34
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef76d61e-276c-44a9-ad37-65938ddc2d42