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Moses Williams Cutter of Profiles Enamel Pin

SKU:
169751
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  • Moses Williams Cutter of Profiles Enamel Pin
  • Moses Williams Cutter of Profiles Enamel Pin
  • Moses Williams Cutter of Profiles Enamel Pin
  • Moses Williams Cutter of Profiles Enamel Pin
$10.00
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Description

The artist Moses Williams was born with slave status in Philadelphia in 1777. He learned the art of papercutting while enslaved and working at the first public museum in the United States. He was able to forge a living as an artist after his emancipation in 1802, eventually buying his own home and land with his earnings.    

  • Museum Exclusive
  • Measures 1.5" x 1"
  • Soft enamel and brass base metal
  • Black rubber clutch back 
  • On paper story card  
  • Wipe clean with a damp cloth and dry with a soft, clean cloth
  • WARNING: Small Parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age as this product contains small parts which could pose a choking hazard. 
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