At center, a depiction of a parade in celebration of the passing of the 15th Amendment. Framing it are portraits and vignettes illustrating the rights granted by the 15th Amendment: "We till our own fields," "The Ballot Box is Open to Us," "We Unite in the Bonds of Fellowship with the Whole Human Race," etc.


  • Title: The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th 1870
  • Creator: Thomas Kelly
  • Date Created: 1870
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W: 20 1/2 x 26 1/4 in. (52.1 x 66.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877), Art, Law, Civil rights, Politics, Military
  • Medium: lithographic ink on paper

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