Announcing a Tobacco Sale, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1873-74

Description

A man is blowing a horn by which buyers are summoned to a tobacco sale (p. 560). Original sketch made by J. Wells Chamney who accompanied the author during 1873 and the spring and summer of 1874. Although relating to the post-emancipation period, the scene evokes the later ante-bellum years.

Source

Edward King, The Great South (Hartford, Conn., 1875), p. 560 (Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Creator

Chamney, J. Wells

Date Created

1873-1874

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

King04

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia--Lynchburg

Citation

"Announcing a Tobacco Sale, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1873-74", 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/2895
A man is blowing a horn by which buyers are summoned to a tobacco sale (p. 560). Original sketch made by J. Wells Chamney who accompanied the author during 1873 and the spring and summer of 1874. Although relating to the post-emancipation period, the scene evokes the later ante-bellum years.
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