A Slave Auction at the South from an original sketch by Theodore R. Davis. Theodore R. Davis.

A Slave Auction at the South from an original sketch by Theodore R. Davis.

New York: Harper's Weekly, 1861. Handcolored wood-engraving. 9 x 13.5 inches. Framed and matted. Wormhole in lower right margin.

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, no. 237, 1861 July 13, p. 442. African American men, women, and children being auctioned off in front of crowd of men.

Theodore R. Davis (1840-1894) was a 19th-century American artist, who made numerous drawings of significant military and political events during the American Civil War and its aftermath. Item #51-1902

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