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    Slavery: 19th Century Images. The African American Experience is reflected in these six photographs. Three cartes-de-visite (CDVs) depict "Slave Children From New Orleans". These are part of a series done by New York photographer Charles Paxson that show mixed-race children who appear to be Caucasian, but were in fact slaves. The lot also has a cased sixth-plate tintype of an African American boy and two white children in his charge (circa 1875), a cased ninth-plate tintype of a young woman identified as "Aunt Lizzie", the house servant of Martha Jones Lambert of Mecklenburg County, Virginia (circa 1860), and a cased ninth-plate tintype of Joe, a New Jersey resident who served as a man servant for Col. Andrew Derrom during the Civil War.

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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