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Collection National Woman's Party Fine Art Collection
Catalog Number 1998.001
Object Name Picture
Title Framed picture called "African American Suffragists, Late 19th - Early 20th Century", 1997-1998
Date 1997-1998
Year Range from 1997
Year Range to 1998
Description Framed work displaying black and white photocopied images of four women [Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), Victoria Earle Mathews (1861-1907), and Nannie Helen Burroughs (c.1878-1961)] and their brief biographies, titled: "African American Suffragists, Early 19th - Late 20th Century." Forest green mat board with black core has nine rectangular cutouts, one for each image, each biography and title. Framed in a painted black and gilt wooden frame behind glass. A brass plaque is mounted on the front with the donors' names inscribed. [See "People, Classification, Subjects, Search Terms" below for biographical information on the subjects and donors.]
Artist Unknown
Dimensions H-23 W-34.5 inches
Material Paper, Mat board, glass, bronze plaque, wood frame
People Staser, Karen
Meacham, Joan
Mayo, Edith P.
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Burroughs, Nannie Helen, c.1878-1961
Mathews, Victoria Earle, 1861-1907
Subjects Fine art
African American Women
Suffragists
Staser, Karen
Meacham, Joan
Mayo, Edith P.
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Burroughs, Nannie Helen, c.1878-1961
Mathews, Victoria Earle, 1861-1907
Search Terms Fine art
African American Women
Suffragists
Staser, Karen
Meacham, Joan
Mayo, Edith P.
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Burroughs, Nannie Helen, c.1878-1961
Mathews, Victoria Earle, 1861-1907
Provenance Compiled and donated to the National Woman's Party in 1997-1998 by Edith P. Mayo, Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution, Karen Staser, Founder and [former] President, National Museum of Women's History, and Joan Meacham, [former] Vice-President, National Museum of Women's History and [former] Member of Board of Directors, National Woman's Party.