Barbers, Norfolk, Virginia, 1797

Description

Pencil and ink watercolor; caption, preparations for the enjoyment of a fine Sunday among the blacks of Norfolk.

Source

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Sketchbook, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore. Published in E.D.C. Campbell and K.S. Rice, eds., Before Freedom Came: African-American Life in the Antebellum South (Univ. Press of Virginia, 1991), plate 18, p. 71, and James Oliver Horton & Lois E. Horton, A History of the African American People (Wayne State University Press, 1997), p. 22.

Creator

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

NW0132

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia

Citation

"Barbers, Norfolk, Virginia, 1797", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 13, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/954
Pencil and ink watercolor; caption, preparations for the enjoyment of a fine Sunday among the blacks of Norfolk.
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