Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 84

Price Realized: $ 1,320
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) DOUGLASS, FREDERICK. "Judge us not by the splendid Caucasion civilization. Judge us now in comparison to the depths from which we have come." Large bronze medal 3-7/8 inches in diameter; even patina consistent with age. Atlanta: R & J, 1895

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With a beautifully sculpted face of Frederick Douglass on one side and the long quotation on the obverse. No doubt cast on the occasion of Douglass' death in 1895. Rare, only the second one of these that we have seen.