John Brown [graphic]

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Title

John Brown [graphic]

Description

John Brown. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This Civil War era envelope depicts the abolitionist John Brown and bears the inscription, "His last words.—'I die for the inalienable right of mankind to freedom, whatever hue the skin may be.'"

Note: Title from item.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 017

Publisher

Date

between 1861 and 1865

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1985/012/0549

Is Part Of

William Caleb Loring Illustrated Envelope Collection. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Illustrated Patriotic Envelopes of the American Civil War exhibition

Extent

1 item ; 9 x 14 cm.

Provenance

Gift of William Caleb Loring.

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Citation

“John Brown [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed May 20, 2022, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/860.