Domestic Slave with Planter's Family, Virginia, ca. 1859-64

Source

Photograph by unidentified photographer, published in Ellen Dugan, ed., Picturing the South, 1860 to the Present (Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1996), p. 32; the photograph is held by a private collector.

Description

Shows female nursemaid holding white baby. The individuals are not identified, but the place is the town of New Market, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Date Created

1859-1864

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

Dugan-1
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