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Ackermann, R. A. (fl. 1821) A Mandingo

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.04 Author/Creator: Ackermann, R. A. (fl. 1821) Place Written: London, England Type: Engraving Date: 1821 Pagination: 1 engraving ; 24 x 19.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One colored engraving by R.A. Ackermann entitled, "A Mandingo" dated 1821. Features an image of a Mandingo tribesman in traditional clothing.

People: Ackermann, R. A. fl. 1821

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmAfrica

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