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Anti-Slavery Badge

about 1863


Object Place: Probably New York, New York

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in) long

Accession Number

2017.280

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

Front bears the motto of the Women's Loyal National League 'IN EMANCIPATION IS NATIONAL UNITY'
Reverse is inscribed with dedication 'Women's L.N.L., NEW YORK, 1863'

Provenance

2017, offered for sale at Christie’s New York as part of the Jay P. Altmayer Family Collection (Palmetto Hall: The Jay P. Altmayer Collection, January 19, 2017, lot 122) and purchased by the Museum. (Accession date: April 19, 2017)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund