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