Night Fishing, North Carolina, 1861

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Harper's Weekly (Sept. 28, 1861), p. 621; also published in Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1857), vol. 14, p. 439. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Caption, "A Night Haul"; men hauling in the nets from shore, women with baskets observe the scene--at a fishery near Chowan county. This scene took place at an annual fishing festival at Albermarle Sound beach.