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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Manufacturer: Gibbs, Gardner and Company, American, active 1830s
Publisher: American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1830–1870

“Am I Not A Woman & A Sister” Anti-Slavery Hard Times Token

1838

Copper

10.81 g, 12:00, 29 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Brian Altman
2001.87.3464
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Retailed in New York, New York, United States
Manufactured in Belleville, New Jersey, United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Brian Altman, to 1962; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1962–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 145–46, no. 83, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.