Photographic souvenir of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home in Anacostia, D.C.

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Douglass, Frederick, American, 1818 - 1895
Talbert, Mary Burnett, American, 1866 - 1923
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 18 in. (20.3 x 45.7 cm)
Type
souvenirs
Place depicted
Anacostia, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1920
Description
A rectangular, framed photographic souvenir poster of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home in Anancostia, D.C. The poster features three black-and-white photographs against a tan background. In the center is a rectangular photograph of the exterior of the Frederick Douglass house. To the proper left is an oval photographic portrait of Frederick Douglass, where he appears in profile from the chest up. Underneath the portrait is the text [FREDERICK DOUGLASS / Anti-Slavery Orator, Publicist and Journalist. Nominated for the "Hall of Fame."]. To the proper right is an oval photographic portrait of Mary B. Talbert, where she appears standing in profile, looking down at a white flower she holds in one hand, her other hand resting against the back of a chair. Beneath the portrait of Talbert is printed [MRS. MARY B. TALBERT / Of Buffalo, N.Y., Life Member, Trustee Board, Douglass Home. Under her administration and direction the Douglass Home was redeemed.].
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Photography
Slavery
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.46.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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