Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization Vol XXVII, No. 1405

Image for Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization Vol XXVII, No. 1405
Published by
Harper & Brothers, American, 1817 - 1962
Subject of
Douglass, Frederick, American, 1818 - 1895
Medium
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions
frame: 23 1/2 x 18 1/16 x 15/16 in. (59.7 x 45.9 x 2.4 cm)
H x W: 15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Type
portraits
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
November 14, 1883
Description
The front page of Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization, Vol. XXVII, No. 1405. It has a full-page portrait of Frederick Douglass. Douglass is wearing a suit in the portrait. Typed below the image is "FREDERICK DOUGLASS - [See Page 743]."
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Emancipation
Social reform
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
2013.239.13
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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