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    Anti-Slavery: July 4th 1847 Parade Banner with Abolitionist Sentiments. 24" x 30" two-sided banner apparently used in a July 4, 1847 patriotic parade. The front has cyan glazed cotton inscribed "In God We Trust. July 4, 1776. Proclaim Liberty To All The Land And All The Inhabitants Thereof." There is applied fringe on all sides and a white scalloped border, along with four silk rosettes. There are scattered small holes and the rosettes are brittle. The back side has a reverse color combination. There is a paper eagle cut-out at top (incomplete) and the white glazed cotton is inscribed "God Has Given America To Be Free July 4, 1847." There is a cyan scalloped border. There are cords at the top to suspension from a ringed 30" wooden dowel with acorn finials, still present and included in the lot. The religious community of the North was at the forefront of the abolition movement.

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    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
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