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"Work's over" : scenes among the Beaufort contrabands.

Image ID: 812749

"Work's over" : scenes among the Beaufort contrabands. (1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  "Work's over" : scenes among the Beaufort contrabands.

Published Date

: 1861

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm. (11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)


: Clockwise from upper-left: "Aunt Chloe's quarters ; Uncle Tom ; Work done and paid for ; Work's over ; Landing ; Quartermaster's boat ; Want to buy?" Printed on border: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by Harper & Brothers, in the clerk's office of the district court for the southern district of New York." "Sketched by our special artist.--(see page 805.)." Written on border: "Dec. 21, 1861."

Original Source

: From Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916) .


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (33 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-L-186

Digital ID

: 812749

Record ID

: 710266

Digital Item Published

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

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