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Unknown "Uncle Tom's Cabin" banner [on cloth]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06894 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Object Date: 1852 after Pagination: 1 textile sheet 85.9 x 92.7 cm

Summary of Content: Red banner with nine scenes from Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Textile.

Background Information: Rolled storage

People: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TextileUncle TomWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryAfrican American HistorySlaveryLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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