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[Souvenir spoon: Frederick Douglass]

From: Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection

[Souvenir spoon: Frederick Douglass]

From: Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection

Call Number:
Other Creator: Simpson, Randolph Linsly, 1927-1992
Date: [1895?]
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Description:
Item #1938
Likely manufactured for William H. Purdy and Leonard C. Peters, Providence(R.I.), for sale at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta (Ga.), 1895. Designed by Samuel W. Thompson.
Abstract:
"Frederick Douglass" in relief on back of handle; relief bust in bowl with birth date, "1817, Maryland"; dates and identification of milestones in Douglass's life in chain links on front of handle. Sterling silver [plated], 6" long.
Physical Description:
1 spoon
approx. 15 cm.
Host Note:
Series III. Artifacts
Box:
Box 41
Folder:
Folder 1173
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 9999052
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