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Gospel Hymns No. 2

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Caption
Gospel Hymns No. 2, by P. P. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey, Harriet Tubman’s personal book of hymns.
Description
Book of hymns by P.P. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey, 112-pages, discolored cover with black printing, text and binding. Text reads "Gospel hymns No. 2, BY PP. BLISS AND IRA D. SANKEY AS USED BY THEM IN GOSPEL MEETINGS."
Composed by
Philip Paul Bliss, American, 1838 - 1876
Ira D. Sankey, American
Owned by
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913
Date
1876
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Medium
ink on paper, cardboard
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 9/16 in. (20.8 x 13.7 x 1.4 cm)
Type
books
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Object number
2009.50.25
Topic
African American
Emancipation
Gospel (Music)
Religion
Slavery
United States--History--1865-1921
Title
Personal hymnal of Harriet Tubman
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain