Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist, ca. 1865

Description

Photograph by J.W. Hurn of the celebrated American abolitionist. The Library of Congress has no catalog data on this portrait and assigns no date to it. David W. Blight, ed., Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself (New York, 1993, p. 146), suggests the photograph was taken shortly after the Civil War; Douglass would have been around 47-49 at the time.

Source

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-24165

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0235

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist, ca. 1865", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 10, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1531
Photograph by J.W. Hurn of the celebrated American abolitionist. The Library of Congress has no catalog data on this portrait and assigns no date to it. David W. Blight, ed., Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself (New York, 1993, p. 146), suggests the photograph was taken shortly after the Civil War; Douglass would have been around 47-49 at the time.
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