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  Painting, Directing John Brown to the Free State Camp
Author: Reader, Samuel James
Date: August 3, 1856

Painting of John Brown being led to a Free State camp by Samuel Reader. John Brown disguised himself as a surveyor to monitor the activites of proslavery forces in the Kansas Territory. Here, the artist depicts himself leading Brown to a camp on Pony Creek in Brown County on August 3, 1856.

Location of Original: KSHS/Kansas Museum of History Call Number: 1983.5338, OA/Picture, Documentary
Item Number: 102759 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Art; Artist; Brown County, Kansas Territory; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Free state; Free state activities; Objects; Reader, Samuel James; Surveyors

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