LucretiaMott.JosephKyle1841.SmithsonianNatlPortraitGallery

The last in our series on U.S. currency reform, adding women and African-Americans whose images are to be placed on dollar-denominated bills, is Lucretia Mott, a Quaker abolitionist and feminist who helped write the Declaration of Sentiments approved by the Seneca Falls (N.Y.) Convention on women’s rights in 1848. Interestingly, Christina Rossetti was ambivalent about women voting, but agreed with Mott on the abolition of slavery. (Joseph Kyle, 1841, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery)

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