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    Abolition: Pair of Pinprick Art Portraits with Verses. Pair of 5.75" x 6.5" pencil, ink, watercolor and fabric "pinprick" portraits on paper of a kneeling slave and a seated woman. A verse expressing sympathy for the enslaved is written in ink below each portrait. The clothing is made of fabric. Unsigned, but likely of American origin of the 1840-1860 period. Housed in what appears to be a newer frame, sponge-decorated to simulate tiger maple, with two rings at top for hanging. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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