Wm. Gribble's Best Virginia Tobacco Barnstaple

Description

A black and white engraving shows a black man smoking a long-stemmed pipe. This paper is 3 1/8 inches H x 2 3/8 W, and is one of 41 tobacco papers of similar dimensions at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia issued by tobacconists in England, including this one from Barnstaple, Devon.

Source

Courtesy, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia; image C1980-866.

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

CW02

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia--Williamsburg

Citation

"Wm. Gribble's Best Virginia Tobacco Barnstaple", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed May 29, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1144
A black and white engraving shows a black man smoking a long-stemmed pipe. This paper is 3 1/8 inches H x 2 3/8 W, and is one of 41 tobacco papers of similar dimensions at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia issued by tobacconists in England, including this one from Barnstaple, Devon.
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