Patience on a Monument

Image for Patience on a Monument
Created by
Nast, Thomas, American, 1840 - 1902
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 18 5/8 x 13 in. (47.3 x 33 cm)
Type
clippings
Place made
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 8, 1868
Description
A rare broadside supplement to the Cincinnati Gazette, "Patience on a Monument," shows a freed slave sitting atop a monument that lists evils perpetrated against blacks. A dead woman and children lie at the bottom of the monument, while violence and fires rage in the background.
Topic
African American
Emancipation
Race relations
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.77.5
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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