A Carolina Rice Planter

Description

This image depicts a rice planter playing a banjo standing up with one leg on a log in Carolina. It accompanies an article by T. Addison Richards called "The Rice Lands of the South" (pp. 721-38). Thomas Addison Richards (1820–1900) was a British landscape artist, who migrated with his family to the United States in 1831. The family first settled in New York, then South Carolina and finally Georgia by 1837. Richards made a career of sketching Georgia’s scenery. Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance and the arts.

Source

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1859), vol. 19, p. 738. Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

HW19-738

Spatial Coverage

North America--South Carolina

Citation

"A Carolina Rice Planter", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 2, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1007
This image depicts a rice planter playing a banjo standing up with one leg on a log in Carolina. It accompanies an article by T. Addison Richards called "The Rice Lands of the South" (pp. 721-38). Thomas Addison Richards (1820–1900) was a British landscape artist, who migrated with his family to the United States in 1831. The family first settled in New York, then South Carolina and finally Georgia by 1837. Richards made a career of sketching Georgia’s scenery. Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance and the arts.
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