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Portrait of Dred Scott

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Dred Scott

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This portrait of Dred Scott, painted by Louis Schultze, was commissioned by "a group of Negro citizens" and presented to the Missouri Historical Society in 1882.

The image was painted after the only known photograph of Scott.

Image Credit: Digital image ©1998 Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis

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Related Entries:
Dred Scott's fight for freedom
Dred Scott case: the Supreme Court decision

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