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Object Name Print
Title Frederick Douglass
Catalog Number 1998.86.22
Creator Currier & Ives
Date ca. 1872
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-14 W-11 inches
Description This is a lithograph of a bust portrait of Frederick Douglass. The bottom of the print has a printed signature of Frederick Douglass above capitalized letters of his name for the title. Beneath his name, it says "The Colored Champion of Freedom." The publisher's information is directly below: New York, Published by Currier & Ives 125 Nassau St. Centered at the bottom of the page is information from the place in which this print was likely sold. It reads, "All this class of Pictures, about 1000 are sold by J.S. Crowell, Louisville, Ky. Catalogues Free."
Notes Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer, writer, and statesman.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Douglass, Frederick
Currier & Ives
Subjects Lithographs
Social justice
Search Terms African Americans
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS