Lithographic print of Hiram Revels

Published by
Leslie, Frank's Illustrirte Zeitung, American, 1857 - 1894
Edited by
Leslie, Frank, American, 1821 - 1880
Subject of
Revels, Hiram Rhodes, American, 1827 - 1901
Date
ca. 1870
On View
Concourse 3, C3 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 15/16 × 7 7/16 in. (20.2 × 18.9 cm)
Description
A lithographic print of Hiram Revels from Frank Leslie’s Illustrirte Zeitung. The print is bordered by printed German text. The print has been hand colored. Hiram Revels is pictured wearing a blue suit with a red necktie. Underneath the image is “Hiram Revels, farbinger Bundes-Senator von Mississippi.” The top of the image says “Frank Leslie’s Illustrirte Zeitung.”
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
prints
portraits
Topic
Emancipation
Politics (Practical)
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number
2013.239.14
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5085ef869-f27e-4bd6-a64a-ff219b7db2ce