Lot 75 of 395:
Card signed by Frederick Douglass.  

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Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Card signed by Frederick Douglass, 1884

Author:
Douglass, Frederick

Place:
Washington, D.C.

Publisher:

Date:
1884

Description:

4.5x8 cm (1¾x3¼") notecard signed "Fred[eric]k Douglass, Washington D.C. 1884." Notecard is mounted to a later black paper backing, affixed within a custom plastic case.

Frederick Douglass (1817?-1895), born into slavery, the son of an unknown white father and an African American woman with some Indian blood, was one of the prime movers in the abolitionist circles of New England, a man of intelligence and impressive stature whose influence was seminal to the cause. As author, orator, abolitionist, and reformer, he was the leader of the abolitionist movement. He published 3 autobiographies, his last in 1881. This note card comes from 1884, when he was a newlywed to his second wife, Helen Pitts, and living in Washington, D.C. With a letter of authenticity.


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Condition:
Near fine.


 
Item number:
238331
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