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Enslaved Women and their Children near Alexandria, Virginia

James E. Larkin1861-12-02/1862-05-10

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Albumen print of enslaved women and their children near Alexandria, Virginia
ATTRIBUTED TO:
James E. Larkin, American
SUBJECT OF:
William Hughes, American, born 1856
Lucinda Hughes, American
Fannie Hughes, American, 1860 - 1950
Mary Hughes, American, born 1860
Frances Hughes, American, born 1834
Martha E. Hughes, American, born 1857
Julia Scott Hughes, American, born 1859
Harriet Hughes, American, born 1852
Charles W. Hughes, American, born 1853
Marshall M. Hughes, American, born 1854
Volusia Plantation
Felix Richards, American, died 1864
MEDIUM:
albumen and silver on paper
DIMENSIONS:
H x W (Sheet): 5 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (14 × 21 cm)
H x W (Mount): 7 15/16 × 10 in. (20.2 × 25.4 cm)
TYPE:
albumen prints
PLACE CAPTURED:
Volusia Plantation, Alexandria, Virginia, United States
DATE:
December 2, 1861 to March 10, 1862
TOPIC:
African American
Children
Domestic life
Families
Motherhood
Photography
Slavery
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Women
CREDIT LINE:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
OBJECT NUMBER:
2014.174.8
RIGHTS:
Public domain
SEE MORE ITEMS IN:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
CLASSIFICATION:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
DATA SOURCE:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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  • Title: Enslaved Women and their Children near Alexandria, Virginia
  • Creator: James E. Larkin
  • Date Created: 1861-12-02/1862-05-10

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