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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Gibbs, Gardner, and Company; American Anti-Slavery Society (publisher)
Culture:American
Title:"Am I Not A Woman & A Sister" Anti-Slavery Hard Times Token
Date Made:1838
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Copper
Place Made:North America; United States; New Jersey; Belleville
Measurements:Overall: 1 1/16 in; 2.7 cm (diameter)
Accession Number:  MH 2015.9
Credit Line:Purchase with the Abbie Bosworth Williams (Class of 1927) Fund
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Description:
Obverse: A woman kneeling right, looking up, hands shackled and raised in prayer; AM I NOT A WOMAN & A SISTER 1838
Reverse: LIBERTY 1838 within a wreath; UŠ˜ITED STATES OF AMERICA around

Tags:
slavery; human rights

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