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

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

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

People: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Textile, Uncle Tom, Woman Author, Women's History, African American History, Slavery, Literature and Language Arts

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery