Gathering Firewood, Virginia, 1868

Description

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.

Source

Harper's Weekly (March 14, 1868), vol. 12, p. 173

Date Created

1868

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

pg173

Spatial Coverage

North America--Virginia

Citation

"Gathering Firewood, Virginia, 1868", 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/3118
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.
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