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Heroes of the Colored Race

Heroes of the Colored Race
Alternate Title
Frederick Douglass
Artist
Joseph Hoover, 1830 - 1913
Sitter
Frederick Douglass, Feb 1818 - 20 Feb 1895
Blanche Kelso Bruce, 1841 - 1898
Hiram Rhoades Revels, 27 Sep 1827 - 16 Jan 1901
John Roy Lynch, 10 Sep 1847 - 2 Nov 1939
Robert Smalls, 5 Apr 1839 - 23 Feb 1915
Joseph Hayne Rainey, 21 Jun 1832 - 2 Aug 1887
Charles Edmund Nash, 23 May 1844 - 21 Jun 1913
John Brown, 9 May 1800 - 2 Dec 1859
Date
1881
Type
Print
Medium
Chromolithograph (hand colored) on paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 55.9 x 74.8 cm (22 x 29 7/16")
Topic
Poster
Hiram Rhoades Revels: Male
Hiram Rhoades Revels: Politics and Government\US Senator\Mississippi
Hiram Rhoades Revels: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor
Hiram Rhoades Revels: Politics and Government\State Senator\Mississippi
Frederick Douglass: Male
Frederick Douglass: Literature\Writer
Frederick Douglass: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer
Frederick Douglass: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
Frederick Douglass: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Frederick Douglass: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person
Blanche Kelso Bruce: Male
Blanche Kelso Bruce: Politics and Government\US Senator
John Roy Lynch: Male
John Roy Lynch: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Roy Lynch: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer
John Roy Lynch: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
John Roy Lynch: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Mississippi
John Roy Lynch: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer
John Roy Lynch: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Mississippi
John Roy Lynch: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Agent (Business)\Real estate agent
John Roy Lynch: Law and Law Enforcement\Justice of the Peace
John Roy Lynch: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person
John Brown: Male
John Brown: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Joseph Hayne Rainey: Male
Joseph Hayne Rainey: Politics and Government\US Congressman\South Carolina
Robert Smalls: Male
Robert Smalls: Politics and Government\State Legislator\South Carolina
Robert Smalls: Politics and Government\US Congressman\South Carolina
Robert Smalls: Politics and Government\State Senator\South Carolina
Charles Edmund Nash: Male
Charles Edmund Nash: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union
Charles Edmund Nash: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Louisiana
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.2009.56
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery