Frederick Douglass

Created by
Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822 - 1895
Subject of
Douglass, Frederick, American, 1818 - 1895
Date
ca. 1875
Medium
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions
frame: 12 9/16 x 10 15/16 x 7/8 in. (31.9 x 27.8 x 2.2 cm)
H x W (object in frame): 5 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. (14 x 11.7 cm)
Description
A lithograph portrait of Frederick Douglass. Douglass is pictured wearing a dark colored suit and jacket with a white, high collared undershirt. He has a mustache. Typed below the portrait is “Eng. by A.H Ritchie. “ Written at the bottom of the portrait in black ink is “Frederick Douglass.”
Classification
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Movement
Abolitionist movement
Type
lithographs
portraits
Topic
Antislavery
Emancipation
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877
U.S. History, 1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number
2013.239.10
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d1d3c9fc-5800-4786-a93a-e8ddf4d0451f