Bible belonging to Nat Turner

Published by
Unidentified
Owned by
Turner, Nat, American, 1800 - 1831
Date
1830s
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)
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.
Place used
Southampton County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Religious and Sacred Objects
Type
Bibles
Topic
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
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fe570ac6-df6c-4665-9c8d-1c867edc3255
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