Plantation Scene a Negro Hut
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.
Charles C. Coffin, Building the Nation (New York, 1883), p. 420.
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"Plantation Scene a Negro Hut", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 18, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1390