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Source:   African-American history -- 1860s


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The Civil War in America : "Contraband of war."

Image ID: 812612

The Civil War in America : "Contraband of war." (1861)

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Image Title

:  The Civil War in America : "Contraband of war."

Published Date

: 1861

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "July 27, 1861" Printed on border: "From a sketch by our special artist." Printed on border: "Illustrations of the Civil War in America." "Under the head of "Contraband of War" our Special Artist has forwarded to us a characteristic sketch (herewith engraved) of a party of slaves seeking protection in the Federal camp. It appears that the slaves from the different plantations in Virginia are continually going through the p ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American history -- 1860s

Source Description

: 2 folders (65 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-H-186

Digital ID

: 812612

Record ID

: 722297

Digital Item Published

: 4-28-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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