Postcard of the New North Church showing the slave galleries

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Title

Postcard of the New North Church showing the slave galleries

Description

This item is a postcard depicting the interior of the New North Church in Hingham, Mass. at an unknown date. The pews and doors on the first floor can be seen, as well as the clock and flags above them. Above the first floor is an ornate organ as well as seating that was originally created for slaves and people of color. A large chandelier is hanging from the ceiling.

Subject

Christianity
Churches
Architecture
Race discrimination
Slavery

Rights

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Access Rights

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Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Citation

“Postcard of the New North Church showing the slave galleries,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed May 26, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/276.