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Frederick Douglass

Image for Frederick Douglass
Created by
Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822 - 1895
Subject of
Douglass, Frederick, American, 1818 - 1895
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)
Type
lithographs
portraits
Date
ca. 1875
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.”
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Emancipation
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)
United States--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
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Classification
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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