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A scarcely seen photograph of Sojourner Truth, taken at the same as the other more recognizable portrait of the abolitionist icon offered in this sale. Here, she holds her knitting to the camera, suggesting the important work she was compelled to complete. With imprint below image, "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance/ Sojourner Truth," and verso with "Wrights' New York Gallery / Battlecreek, Mich."

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Sojourner Truth, Rare CDV

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Nov 16, 2018
Cincinnati, OH, USA