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    [Slavery]. [Abolition]. Group of Three Cartes de Visite of Slaves. Circa 1863.
    Photos identified by text on mount: The first depicting a slave identified on back as "Dennis." [together with:] Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence: "A Redeemed Slave Child." Lawrence was a white slave girl who was purchased at auction and then freed by Henry Ward Beecher (brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe) [and:] Rebecca: "A Slave Child from New Orleans." Proceeds from the sale of this particular CDV were apparently devoted to the education of Colored People in the department of the Gulf. All a bit toned, but in very good condition.

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    December, 2014
    24th Wednesday
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