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Sojourner Truth with Flowers, CDV

CDV portrait of Sojourner Truth, with imprint below image, "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance/ Sojourner Truth." Text on verso reads, "Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1864, by Sojourner Truth, in the Clerk's Office, of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Mich." The famed abolitionist and women's rights activist appears seated at a table with flowers, apparently engaged in a knitting project. 

Condition:

Even toning to image and mount. Loss to lower left corner of mount. Rest corners rounded. Slight vertical crease through image (near center)

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,625
11/15/2019

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