Barbers, Norfolk, Virginia, 1797

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Image Reference

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Sketchbook, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. Published in E.D.C. Campbell and K.S. Rice, eds., Before Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum South (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1991), plate 18, p. 71, and James Oliver Horton & Lois E. Horton, A History of the African American People (Wayne State University Press, 1997), p. 22.

Pencil and ink watercolor; caption, "preparations for the enjoyment of a fine Sunday among the blacks of Norfolk."