Ceramic Plate, 1830s


This creamware plate, from the 1830s, records the first amendment in honor of printer Elijah Lovejoy, who was killed by a mob in Illinois for publishing anti-slavery ideas.

General Subject Association: Constitution


See more items in: Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.227739.1838.I01Catalog Number: 227739.1838.I01Accession Number: 227739

Object Name: PlateObject Type: plate

Physical Description: cerami (overall material)white, blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in; 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-eecf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_496899

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