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Freiheit Edelmuth & Bruderliebe, Unabhangiger Orden der Rothmaenner

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Date made: ca. 1863
Maker: Feusier, A.; Schnabel & Finkeldey
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Image size: Image: 19 x 14 7/8 in.; 48.26 x 37.7825 cm
ID number: DL*60.2396
Negative number: 2003-19789


Description:

Chromolithographed certificate of membership of the Pocahantas Chapter of the Independent Order of Redmen at Philadelphia. Print contains several vignettes depicting scenes from the life of Pocahontas, the treaty between William Penn and the American Indians, and other scenes of Native American life. At the bottom, and Indian and a white man sit on a globe showing the Western Hemishere, clasping hands and holding a peace pipe. The vignettes are surrounded by intertwined icanthus leaves. The certificate is made out to Otto Gratz, February 10, 1863, and there is a a red embossed seal in the lower left corner.