Cutting Timber, Virginia, 1850s

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Image Reference

Lewis Miller, Sketchbook of Landscapes in the State of Virginia, 1853-1867. Courtesy, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia; image 83-167c.

Caption, "timber for shingles to cover houses, Montgomery county"; scene shows two black men sawing a tree tree trunk and a white man splitting logs.