Plantation Scene a Negro Hut

Description

This image shows a wood-shingled log cabin with a woman outside washing clothes in a tub, while children played and a man carried goods on his head. Although post-emancipation, this scene evokes the late slave period. Charles Carleton Coffin (1823-1896) was one of the most well-known newspaper correspondents of the American Civil War. Long was loyal to the Union and opposed slavery.

Source

Charles C. Coffin, Building the Nation (New York, 1883), p. 420.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

COFFIN

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Plantation Scene a Negro Hut", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 14, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1390
This image shows a wood-shingled log cabin with a woman outside washing clothes in a tub, while children played and a man carried goods on his head. Although post-emancipation, this scene evokes the late slave period. Charles Carleton Coffin (1823-1896) was one of the most well-known newspaper correspondents of the American Civil War. Long was loyal to the Union and opposed slavery.
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