Image ID
ICHi-062485
Headline
Portrait of John Jones
Title (of Artwork/Object)
John Jones
Date Created
circa 1865
Creator
Darling, Aaron E.
Creator Role
artist
Artwork/Object Depicted
paintings
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-062485; Aaron E. Darling, artist
Inventory Number
1904.18
Storage Location
P&S
Max Pixels - Height
6208
Max Pixels - Width
4960
KEYWORDS
1904.18
abolitionists
slavery
African Americans
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activists
Chicago (Ill.)
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Jones, John, 1817?-1879
men
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Underground Railroad
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ICHi-62485
portrait of john jones

Portrait of John Jones (1817?-1879), circa 1865 (with frame). Oil on canvas. Jones was a tailor, businessman, philanthropist, Underground Railroad activist, abolitionist, civil rights activist, county commissioner and the first African American to hold elective office in Illinois (1871).

Portrait of John Jones (1817?-1879), circa 1865 (with frame). Oil on canvas. Jones was a tailor, businessman, philanthropist, Underground Railroad activist, abolitionist, civil rights activist, county commissioner and the first African American to hold elective office in Illinois (1871).