The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th 1870

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At center, a depiction of a parade in celebration of the passing of the 15th Amendment. Framing it are portraits and vignettes illustrating the rights granted by the 15th Amendment: "We till our own fields," "The Ballot Box is Open to Us," "We Unite in the Bonds of Fellowship with the Whole Human Race," etc.
Topic
African American
Art
Civil Rights
Law
Military
Politics (Practical)
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
Public Domain
Created by
Thomas Kelly
Subject of
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885
Hiram Rhodes Revels, American, 1827 - 1901
President Ulysses S. Grant, American, 1822 - 1885
Schulyer Colfax, American, 1823 - 1885
President Abraham Lincoln, American, 1809 - 1865
Recorded by
John Brown, American, 1800 - 1859
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 1/2 x 26 1/4 in. (52.1 x 66.7 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Visual Arts
Exhibition
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Place depicted
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
1870
Type
color lithographs
Object number
2010.45.11