Carrying Cotton to the Gin, U.S. South, 1850s

Description

With slave cabins in the background, shows men and women carrying baskets of picked cotton to the gin. Illustrates an article (pp. 447 ff.) cotton and its cultivation, by T.B. Thorpe of Louisiana.

Source

Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1853-54), vol. 8, p. 457. (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

NW0074

Spatial Coverage

North America--Louisiana

Citation

"Carrying Cotton to the Gin, U.S. South, 1850s", 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/1172
With slave cabins in the background, shows men and women carrying baskets of picked cotton to the gin. Illustrates an article (pp. 447 ff.) cotton and its cultivation, by T.B. Thorpe of Louisiana.
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