Gathering Firewood, Virginia, 1868
Captioned Colored People Gathering Fire-wood -- A Winter Scene in Virginia, shows a group of men and women in winter dress, with child looking on. Although published in the post-emancipation period, this scene, sketched by W. L. Sheppard, could also serve for the later slave period.
Harper's Weekly (March 14, 1868), vol. 12, p. 173
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