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Image of a museum label with biographical details and a portrait photograph of Thomas Downing, prominent Black businessman who was involved in the Abolitionist movement.
Label for the 1840s Oyster Jar newly acquired by Krannert Art Museum. It is associated with Thomas Downing, Black entrepreneur who with his son, George T. Downing, ran a prominent oyster house in New York City and was involved in the Abolitionist Movement.