Enslaved House Servants and White Children, South Carolina, 1863

Description

Caption, Domestic Life in South Carolina--from a sketch by our special artist. This illustration (which also shows the white children playing with a black child), the ILN article reports, represents the old Negro servants of the planter's family among his children . . . . The children of the [white] family grow up among the Negro domestic servants, and often learn to regard them with as much affection as they show their own parents (p. 552).

Source

The Illustrated London News (May 23, 1863), vol. 42, p. 552.

Date Created

1863

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

ILN552

Spatial Coverage

North America--South Carolina

Citation

"Enslaved House Servants and White Children, South Carolina, 1863", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 23, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2739
Caption, Domestic Life in South Carolina--from a sketch by our special artist. This illustration (which also shows the white children playing with a black child), the ILN article reports, represents the old Negro servants of the planter's family among his children . . . . The children of the [white] family grow up among the Negro domestic servants, and often learn to regard them with as much affection as they show their own parents (p. 552).
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