Fugitive Slaves, U.S. South, 1861

Description

Shows a secret meeting of escaped slaves in the woods and swamps. One of three illustrations depicting fugitive slaves which accompanies an account (p. 486) of developments in the American Civil War. It is unlikely that the artist actually witnessed this scene.

Source

Le Monde Illustré (Paris), Vol. 9 (Aug. 3, 1861), p. 492

Language

French

Rights

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

Identifier

monde3

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Fugitive Slaves, U.S. South, 1861", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 15, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1210
Shows a secret meeting of escaped slaves in the woods and swamps. One of three illustrations depicting fugitive slaves which accompanies an account (p. 486) of developments in the American Civil War. It is unlikely that the artist actually witnessed this scene.
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