The Fifteenth Amendment

This illustration by Thomas Kelly is a celebration of the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution that guaranteed African Americans the right to vote. It features scenes surrounding the passage of the Amendment and key figures in its passage, including Schuyler Colfax, Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, Ulysses S. Grant, and Hiram Revels.

Date:
May 19, 1870
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
1870.0188
Height:
938px
Width:
1180px
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