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