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Subtitle: Literature and Art.

Title: Elevator - July 21, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer gives brief commentary on various paintings on display at an art store called "Art Union." He also briefly mentions how much he enjoys spending time at a local bookstore.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Art Union; fine art; painting; Roman's Depot of Literature

People: Bonheur, Rosa; Hill, Thomas; Mengs, Raphael; Meyerheim, W.; Sontag

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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