Rice Planting, South Carolina, early 1890s

Description

Women sowing rice on a South Carolina plantation; a Black overseer supervises the work. Although several decades after emancipation, this scene may evoke images of the late ante-bellum period.

Source

Julian Ralph, Dixie; or, Southern Scenes and Sketches (New York, 1896), p. 275 (Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

Ralph02

Spatial Coverage

North America--South Carolina

Citation

"Rice Planting, South Carolina, early 1890s", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 12, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1143
 Women sowing rice on a South Carolina plantation; a Black overseer supervises the work. Although several decades after emancipation, this scene may evoke images of the late ante-bellum period.
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