This image depicts a man driving a herd of cattle in Virginia. Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance and the arts.
Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1854-55), vol. 10, p. 765. See also David Hunter Strother, Virginia Illustrated (New York, 1857; reprinted 1871), p. 132. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)
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"The Droves", 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/900