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Slave from New Orleans

Slave from New Orleans | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A carte-de-visite of a slave sitting with three children. The text at the bottom says "Learning is Wealth. Wilson, Charley, Rebecca, & Rosa. Slaves from New Orleans."
DESCRIPTION
A carte-de-visite of a slave sitting with three children. The text at the bottom says "Learning is Wealth. Wilson, Charley, Rebecca, & Rosa. Slaves from New Orleans."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:34196
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Paxson, Charles, New York
City:New Orleans
County:
State:Louisiana
Collection Name:Small formats special storage lot, undated
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6436.39
Original Dimensions:2 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Back of card is printed with text: "No. 6. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by S. Tackaberry, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York. The nett [sic] proceeds from the sale of these Photographs will be devoted to the education of Colored People in the department of the Gulf, now under the command of Maj. Gen'l Banks."
SUBJECTS
African Americans
Children
Children and adults
Men
Slavery

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