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Portrait of John Brown, abolitionist and one of the free-state leaders. Brown came to Kansas Territory in 1855 and left in 1859 but in that time, he was involved in several skirmishes with proslavery factions. Brown's acts of violence against proslavery people made him a legendary figure by the time he left Kansas Territory. He was hung on December 2, 1859 after a failed attempt to attack the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
Creator: Hinton, Richard J . (Richard Josiah), 1830-1901
Item Number: 208846
Call Number: B Brown, John *16a
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208846
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1854-1860 - 1859
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition - Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Engraving
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, John, 1800-1859
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Illustrations - Lithographs and Engravings