Hat Box And Derby

Date:
1886-1887
Publisher/Studio:
Rome, Italy

This hat box is believed to be purchased in Italy when the Douglasses traveled in Europe and Egypt.

Description (physical):

Leather, metal. L 36.3, W 30.6, H 26.3 cm; Textile. H 19, Dia 98.5 cm

Location:
1411 W Street SE Washington,District of Columbia 20020
Identifier:
FRDO 2165, 2199
Institution:
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Top Hat

Date:
1885-1889

Manufactured by Ellwood and Sons, London.
Douglass attended operas and formal events such as the World's Columbian Exposition when he was co-commissioner for the republic of Haiti.

Description (physical):

Beaver fur. H 184, D 93 cm

Location:
1411 W Street SE Washington,District of Columbia 20020
Identifier:
FRDO 2167
Institution:
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1861-1863

Three quarter portrait of Captain Hirey Derby. It is signed in ink and on the back it is dedicated to his sister Melissa. He was of the Ninth New York Cavalry Regiment. Older soldier with gauntlets and sword. Also has kepi on table.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0114
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier