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    New Orleans Carte de Visite of Black Nanny with a White Child. 2.5" x 4", produced by Washburn, Photographer, in Canal Street, New Orleans. Depicts a young (pre-pubescent) black nanny standing next to a young white toddler sitting on a table. On verso signed "Thomas Abrams." Together with a Lithograph of a White Woman and Child with a Slave Woman and Child. 8.75" x 7", depicts a somewhat idyllic scene of a young white woman and her child feeding a parrot, while a slave woman and her child look on.

    Condition: Carte de visite has foxing throughout, slightly worn. Lithograph is age-toned, with tape residue on verso.


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    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
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