Funeral, South Carolina, early 1890s

Description

A funeral procession, men and women lined up in pairs following the horse/mule-drawn hearse. Although several decades after emanciption, this scene may have bearing on the late ante-bellum period.

Source

Julian Ralph, Dixie; or, Southern Scenes and Sketches (New York, 1896), p. 273 (Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Date Created

1890-1900

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

Ralph01

Spatial Coverage

North America--South Carolina

Citation

"Funeral, South Carolina, early 1890s ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1872
A funeral procession, men and women lined up in pairs following the horse/mule-drawn hearse. Although several decades after emanciption, this scene may have bearing on the late ante-bellum period.
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