The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments

Published by
A. J. Holman & Company, American, 1872 - 1961
Owned by
Shearer, Charles, American, 1854 - 1934
Shearer, Henrietta Merchant, American, died 1917
Date
1875
Medium
leather, metal, ink on book paper
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 10 x 5 in. (32.4 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm)
Title
Family Bible used by the family of Charles and Henrietta Shearer
Description
Shearer family illustrated bible with leather hardcover binding, and ornate metallic recessed design with metal clasp enclosures.
Place collected
Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Religious and Sacred Objects
Type
Bibles
Topic
Families
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Auldlyn Higgins Williams and E.T. Williams in memory of Hazel Shearer Thomas Gray and her mother Emma Shearer Thomas
Object number
2012.32
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd521221260-c9a6-4ff8-bf11-1d94efd36a12
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