On This Day: Lancaster artist charged with being naughty
A Lancaster artist was charged with being naughty On This Day in 1880. Artist Lewis Reidenbach was charged and will appear before Alderman Barr. His crime was that he painted a white man black. The man had been sleeping in the American house. Reidenbach painted the man’s hat as well.
Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA),
15 October 1880. Chronicling America:
Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.
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