Brick from Harriet Tubman Home

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Created by
Unidentified
Used by
Davis, Nelson, American, died 1888
Tubman, Harriet, American, 1822 - 1913
Medium
clay
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 7 11/16 × 3 3/4 in. (5.4 × 19.5 × 9.5 cm)
Type
blocks (shaped masses)
Place used
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1880-1882
Description
A solid clay brick, a medium beige in color, with uneven edges and surfaces, taken from the brick house built built and kept by Nelson Davis and Harriet Tubman. Unven coloring throughout.
Topic
African American
Building Arts
Labor
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Harriet Tubman Home, Inc.
Object number
2015.225
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Buildings and Structures
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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