African Americana takes center stage at Hindman, Feb. 23

Frederick Douglass, photographed by Samuel Montague, February 1864, est. $2,500-$3,500
Frederick Douglass, photographed by Samuel Montague, February 1864, est. $2,500-$3,500
Frederick Douglass, photographed by Samuel Montague, February 1864, est. $2,500-$3,500

CINCINNATI – Hindman will offer more than 300 lots detailing the African American experience in the United States from the Antebellum period through the Civil Rights movement to the modern day in its February 23 African Americana auction. The sale brings together property from several important collections and estates, most notably the estate of Ambassador Edward J. Perkins of Washington, DC, who served as US Ambassador to Liberia, South Africa, the United Nations and Australia, as well as the collection of Tom Charles Huston, which features 19th and 20th-century political imprints and ephemera. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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