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The Magnet and the Iron: John Brown and George L. Stearns The Stories Behind the Busts

Advertisement for John Brown Medallions, 1864

Exhibit Description:
Advertisement for John Brown medallions sculpted by Edmonia Lewis. This ad was placed in the 25 March 1864 edition of The Liberator, an antislavery magazine based out of Boston. Lewis was able to raise enough money through her sales to fund her relocation to Italy.
The Liberator
Exhibit Tags:
John BrownEdmonia LewisadvertisementsThe LiberatorpublicationsBoston