Slave Cabin on a Rice Plantation, U.S. South, 1859

Description

Caption, negroes at home; shows group of people in front of a cabin; man and woman smoking pipes. Each family of negroes has a house or cabin of its own, generally with sufficient garden ground, piggery, hennery, and so forth. These cabins are often made of logs, but sometimes are neat and cozy frame buildings. . . . Men and women all smoke habitually, whether at work or at rest... (Richards, p. 732).

Source

Harper's Monthly Magazine, vol. 19 (1859), p. 724; accompanies article by T. Addison Richards, "The Rice Lands of the South" (pp. 721-38). (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

NW0099

Spatial Coverage

North America

Citation

"Slave Cabin on a Rice Plantation, U.S. South, 1859", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 10, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1406
Caption, negroes at home; shows group of people in front of a cabin; man and woman smoking pipes. Each family of negroes has a house or cabin of its own, generally with sufficient garden ground, piggery, hennery, and so forth. These cabins are often made of logs, but sometimes are neat and cozy frame buildings. . . . Men and women all smoke habitually, whether at work or at rest... (Richards, p. 732).
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