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Bible belonging to Nat Turner

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Published by
Unidentified
Owned by
Turner, Nat, American, 1800 - 1831
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (12.5 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm)
Type
Bibles
Place used
Southampton County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1830s
Description
A small Bible, missing its front and back cover. It has lost pages at the beginning and end of the text, losing the entirety of Genesis and parts of Leviticus and Revelation. The first page contains Leviticus 4:32 through Leviticus 6:2.
Topic
African American
Religious groups
Slavery
United States--History--1815-1861
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maurice A. Person and Noah and Brooke Porter
Object number
2011.28
Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Religious and Sacred Objects
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture