Ten Nights in a Bar Room Handbill

Ten Nights in a Bar Room Handbill

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Handbill from Ten Nights in a Bar Room, which was adapted for the stage from the 1854 novel of the same name written by Timothy Shay Arthur. The book advocated for temperance and the Cult of Domesticity and was the first work to openly call for prohibition.
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ink (overall material)
overall: 14 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 26.67 cm
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Gift of Donald T. McDaniel
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National Museum of American History
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