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Bust Of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
The bust of Douglass at 55 is a version of the marble bust of Douglass by Johnson Mundy done for the city of Rochester. That bust was unveiled in...
Dumbbells
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Each dumbbell weighs 12 pounds. Frederick Douglass' granddaugher Fredericka Sprague Perry noted in her journal, "In the mornings before breakfast and...
Eyeglasses
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Mr. Douglass' non-prescription sunglasses.
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Photograph by B.E. Hawkins, Steubenville, OH
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Douglass is holding the baton that symbolized his authority during his tenure as marshal of the District of Columbia. Douglass sat for this portrait...
Frederick Douglass Death Mask
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Washingtonian sculptor Dunbar came to Cedar Hill the day after Douglass' death and created this death mask. Death masks were an important cultural...
Frederick Douglass With Madam Hyppolite In Haiti
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Frederick Douglass wearing a wide brimmed Panama hat & carrying a riding crop. He stands a few steps below Madam Hyppolite, wife of the Haitian...
General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas in French Republican Army officer uniform, circa 1800. The image includes a battle scene and an inscription that reads...
Haitian President Florvil Hyppolite
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
President of Haiti from (1889-1896), Florvil Hyppolite, gave this portrait to Mr. Douglass at the World Columbian Exposition. The exposition was held...
Handkerchief
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Hat Box And Derby
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
This hat box is believed to be purchased in Italy when the Douglasses traveled in Europe and Egypt.
L'Ours Dentiste
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
The French sculptor was well known for his figures of animals, in particular, bears engaged in human activities. This cire perdue [lost wax process]...
Letter From The Department Of The Interior
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
This letter from the Department of the Interior granted Frederick Douglass the right of a free man. Four signatures at bottom with Abraham Lincoln's...
Lincoln Cane
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Originally owned by President Abraham Lincoln and given to Frederick Douglass by Mary Todd Lincoln after her husband's death in recognition of...
Lincoln Cane Given To Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Originally owned by President Abraham Lincoln and given to Frederick Douglass by Mary Todd Lincoln after her husband's death in recognition of...
Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
This was Douglass's first of three autobiographies. Within four months of its publication, 5000 copies were sold. Douglass used real dates, names,...
Pair Of Gloves
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Mr. Douglass wore these kidskin gloves.
Panama Hat
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Hat likely worn by Frederick Douglass in Haiti and illustrated in the lithograph. Douglass' papers, now in the Library of Congress Manuscript...
Shirt
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
In the center of the chest has monogrammed 'D' in red. This shirt was purchased at Philip T. Hall men's clothing in downtown in Wwashington, D.C....
Shoes
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Frederick Douglass' shoes.
Slop Jar
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
The house did not have a bathroom. Once the chamber pot was filled, the waste was put into the slop jar and taken to the outhouse.
Stereoscope
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Suspenders
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Frederick Douglass's suspenders.
Top Hat
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Manufactured by Ellwood and Sons, London. Douglass attended operas and formal events such as the World's Columbian Exposition when he was co-...
Vest
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, District Of Columbia
Douglass's personal vest made of linen. He wore this during the cool seasons.
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