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Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."

Image ID: 812761

Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains." (1875)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Gordonsville, Virginia -- "the Negroes, who swarm day and night like bees about the trains."

Creator

: Sheppard, William Ludwell, 1833-1912 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1875

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 17 cm. (10 x 6 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Artist monogram at lower right of image. Printed on border: "Page 649." "650" "The Piedmont section." Printed on image: "Chesapeake & Ohio" Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The great South : a record of journeys in Louisiana, Texas etc. (Hartford, Connecticut : American Publishing Co., 1875) King, Edward (1848-1896), Author. Champney, James Wells (1843-1903), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American life -- 1870s

Source Description

: 2 folders (70 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-L-187

Digital ID

: 812761

Record ID

: 722368

Digital Item Published

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

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